Wednesday, February 20, 2013


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921 Gravenstein Hwy South, Sebastopol, CA

Dear Friends,

We would like to remind you of a few important dates and items.  We hope this is a very good year for you and your bees.  Thank you for your continued support of this small and dedicated business.  We appreciate you and all you do for the bees.

Doug and Katia Vincent and the Beekind Crew.

1. Bees (Packages and Nucs) are on sale now at or by calling during our open hours: 707-824-2905

2. Remember 10% off on supply set-ups and add ons thru March 31st at our Sebastopol store.

3. Our 2013 supply list and class schedule can be downloaded at

4. We have added a SF Intro class at Ferry Building March 17th, Noon to 3pm. This is held in a lovely room overlooking the bay.

5. The 7th Annual Bee Symposium (FORAGE for POLLINATORS) will be held March 9th in Sebastopol at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts (formerly Sebastopol Veterans Memorial Building).

Tickets are $35 pre-sale/ $45.00 at the door. PFSP and BFF/BFG members receive a $5 discount. 
You can also buy tickets at (scroll down) or thru beekind by calling the store 707-824-2905, or coming in.
Proceeds to benefit Partners for Sustainable Pollination.
More details can be found at

Symposium Speakers and Topics

Mr. Peter L. Borst
, Cornell University, Biomedical Sciences, Research Scientist & Lab Manager and regular contributor to the American Bee Journal - "A Short History of Pollination" 
Ms Cheryl Veretto, Master Gardener, Sonoma County - "Plant 4 Bees: Help The Bees By Planting All 4 Seasons" 
Dr. Gordon Frankie, UC Berkeley, Professor, Dept of Environmental Science, Policy, & Management - "Bees and Flowers: A Selective Love Affair" 
Ms Frederique Lavoipierre, Sonoma State University, Field Stations & Nature Preserves Founder and coordinator of the Entomology Education and Outreach Program and Garden Classroom programs in Rohnert Park - "Pollinator Panorama” 
Dr. Neal Williams, UC Davis, Assistant Professor in the Department of Entomology - "Development of Wildflower Mixes to Promote Native
Pollinators in Agriculture" 
Paul Kaiser, Farmer, Singing Frogs Farm, Sebastopol - "Farming FOR Pollinators: How can we Humans produce nutrient dense food while improving the health, vitality and resiliency of Mother Nature?”

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