Kids and Bees!? Bee-lieve It!
Anyone with young kids will tell you that jokes, especially bee jokes, are always in season. So, when 12-year old Mikaila Ulmer, CEO of Me and the Bees Lemonade, opened her speech with a joke about sushi and bees, I knew it was going to be a good day. On November 5, 2016, SFC hosted the first family-friendly beekeeping class, and it was a sold-out event. Kids ages 5 12 and their family members came out to the SFC Teaching Garden to get up close and personal with the bees in the apiary. Gathered under the pavilions and hoping that the rain would stay away, the small group of participants seemed a little unsure and nervous at first. Mikaila had some tough ice to break.
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