You Never Can Tell with Bees

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Sometimes things just don't work out. Take the time I wanted to build a hovercraft from a lawnmower. Or the time that a 6th grader convinced me that if I sang Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall" for the entire school bus on our ride home that his dad who worked at a radio station would record it and play it on the air. I was destined to be a star.
A few months ago I felt similar disappointment when farmer Torrey Olsen of Gabriel Farm in Sebastopol, CA told us that the bees the FruitGuys FarmSteward program donated to help with pollination had vacated the hive. "It looks like the bees were getting too cold and they left the hive," said Torrey, adding that, "it happens sometimes." Torrey called his friends at FarmSteward program here.
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