Tag Archives: toys

Even Barbie Keeps Bees!

This past weekend our local bee club hosted a free school for new beekeepers, and over 160 people attended.  Beekeeping continues to rise in popularity as more people develop an awareness of the need for these precious pollinators.  No longer is beekeeping a fringe hobby for survivalists and environmentalists.  Bees and bee supplies can now be purchased at Tractor Supply Co, a large scale retailer.  Even Barbara Millicent Roberts better known as Barbie is keeping bees.  A good friend of mine saw this Beekeeper Barbie in a store and sent me a picture of Barbie in all her plastic glory. Continue reading