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Brown Bag and honey bees program Friday

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 9:53 a.m. CST

The 2017 Iowa Honey Queen Carly Raye Vannoy, will be sharing about honeybees, honey, beekeeping and beyond during her presentation from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Grimes Farm.

Participants will learn about the superorganism of honeybees, how bees make mummies, the strange use of beehives in medieval Europe, the color of mystery honey, and so much more. Come find out why we want to save the bees, and how we can make that happen.

There is no fee for this program, however we request that participants pre-register by calling the Grimes Farm and Conservation Center at 641-752-5490.

The Grimes Farm is located at 2359 233rd Street just west of Highland Acres Road between West Lincoln Way and Iowa Avenue.