South Sound Fruit Society is having a a talk by Rusty Burlew on:
“Native Bees for Fruit Production”
Tuesday, June 2 at 7 pm
We will be meeting at the Eastside Urban Farm and Garden Center located at 2326 4th Ave. E., Olympia.
Rusty Burlew has a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University in Agronomic Crop Science and a master’s degree from The Evergreen State College in Environmental Studies. She has been involved with bees and farm crops since her childhood in Pennsylvania, and as a plant breeder she helped develop cultivars of alfalfa and daffodils. Rusty also has considerable experience as a writer, journalist, and editor. Her website Honey Bee Suite.comis now in its sixth year and currently draws about 10,000 views per day from a number of countries around the world. She also writes a column for Bee Craft, the journal of British Beekeeping, and speaks to various groups about native bees and bee conservation.