The City of Chicago TV featured an excerpt about our expansion to O’Hare International Airport.
As the summer festival season starts to wind down, were making a big push.
Come check out our booth at any (or all) of these upcoming events:
- North Lawndale Community Day August 18th /10-6pm located at 3330 W. Roosevelt
- Northside Summer Fest August 20-21/12-10pm at 4000 N. Lincoln
- Streeterfest August 27-28/11-10pm at Lake Shore Park, 808 N. Lake Shore Drive
- African Festival of the Arts, September 2-5 in Washington Park
- Honey Bee Weekend at the Morton Aboretum, September 10-11th/ 10-4pm at 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL
Hope to see you buzzing about!!
We had a booth at the Black Women’s Expo and here are some pictures from the event. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to show support!
For all of the images check out the Sweet Beginnings Facebook page.
Tonya Francisco of WGN – a West Side Native – did a special report on Sweet Beginnings team and our expansion at O’Hare Airport.
The video is below:
More great coverage about the recent opening of our apiary at O’Hare. Be sure to check out the video below:
The following video aired on July 6th, 2011, and features a video of the Sweet Beginnings O’Hare Apiary taken from Chopper 2. To read the accompanying article, please click here.
metropolis magazine interview with CDA Deputy Commissioner Ann Malick discusses Sweet Beginnings O’Hare ApiaryThursday, July 7th, 2011
In this interview in the July 2011 issue of Mindful Metropolis magazine, Chicago Department of Aviation Deputy Commissioner Amy Malick discusses the unique partnership with Sweet Beginnings, LLC that has made the Sweet Beginnings O’ Hare Apiary possible. The apiary is the first of its kind in the United States, a continuation of a concept that has existed in Europe for over a decade. To read the full article, please click here.
The Chicago Sun-Times has a new article describing the partnership between Sweet Beginnings, LLC and the Chicago Department of Aviation. The O’ Hare apiary has been operational since March, and there are plans to expand in the years to come. To read about this exciting sustainability initiative and business opportunity, click here.
The Oak Park Village Board voted 6-1 last week in favor of repealing the existing ban on beekeeping. To read the Chicago Tribune’s coverage of this local beekeeping story, click here.