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Sustainability Events

Vanishing of the Bees

Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives. Known as Colony Collapse Disorder, this phenomenon has brought beekeepers to crisis in an industry responsible for producing apples, broccoli, watermelon, onions, cherries and a hundred other fruits and vegetables. Commercial honeybee operations pollinate crops that make up one out of every three bites of food on our tables.

This documentary examines the alarming disappearance of honeybees and the greater meaning it holds about the relationship between mankind and Mother Earth.

This one-night only showing is FREE to the public; however we will be collecting donations of untreated 4 x 6 inch lumber or similarly-sized sticks of firewood to help the Valley Permaculture Alliance build bee blocks. Be sure to stay for a post-film discussion with Dr. Osman Kaftanoglu, Project Manager of the Honey Bee Research Lab in the School of Life Sciences at ASU.

Free parking is available at the Brickyard Parking Garage on 6th Street & Mill Avenue. Be sure to bring your ticket and the theatre will validate.

Thursday, July 19, 2012
6:30 p.m. doors open
7:00 p.m. showtime
Valley Art
509 S. Mill Ave., Tempe

Reservations are at capacity for this event. Please arrive early to ensure a seat.