May 18, 2017 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mari Jarvis, MS Health Education
"A Bee's Life in Today's World"
This month’s Sake Talks will be led by beekeeper Mari Jarvis who will discuss the importance of bees, the science of bees, and the challenges facing them this century. Mari has been the beekeeper for the Japanese Friendship Garden (JFG) since 2012 as well as a docent for the JFG since 2016. As a docent, her goal is to share Japanese gardening elements and the experience of well-being so visitors will be curious to explore and discover its secrets. She is always happy to talk about her bees and invite visitors to explore and discover the garden’s marvels. Mari has a master’s degree in Health Education and is the Founder of Heartlight Aerobics for Children, an after school program for boys and girls held in 100 schools in San Diego.
Mari began keeping 35 years ago and has a wealth of knowledge in beekeeping as well as knowledge on the rescue, research, and education of bees. Mari is also the founder of the California State Honeybee Foundation [501(c)(3)] and currently keeps ten hives around San Diego while being an active member of the San Diego Beekeeping Society.