Our Adopt A Hive program has gathered bee-loving family and friends from all over the country united in purpose to support the honey bees. Their contribution has helped our apiary to grow, to replace worn equipment, and to share our knowledge of bees. Thank you to our backers, truly.
Colleen Duggan - Alameda, CA - Queen Cdug
Rebecca Caudill - Dumfries, VA - Queen Abigail Devereaux
Bambi Montgomery - Chicago, IL - Queen Montgomery
Eileen Fremont - Drexel Hill, PA - Queen Mags Eileen
Melissa Quigley - Mountain Green, UT - Queen Macey "I've always loved and appreciated bees and I'm happy that I can have a hive of my own. The queen bee is named after my oldest daughter, Macey, who loves to cook and appreciates sweet things in life. She is a senior this year and I thought it was appropriate to honor her in some significant way."
Lynne Evans - Wallingford, PA - Queen Lilli Bee
Kira Montague - Salt Lake City, UT - Queen Shelby
Ana & Ruth Edger - VA & OK - Queen Sophia
Naomi Markand - Northridge, CA - Queen Selma
Ruth Dayhuff - Logan, UT - Queen Fifi, Queen Batch, Queen Victoria, Queen Beeyonce, Queen Freddie Mercury
Jon Robison & Family - Logan, UT - Donation of two colonies to the Queen Farina Apiary Rachael Bott - Smithfield, UT - Queen Beatrix Honey Joshua Dalton @ Epidemic SEO - Round Rock, TX - Queen Epidemic SEO Kirstin Fouche - Spring Valley, CA - Queen Bhea Wendy Maciel - Bend, OR - Queen Auna-Gibrey Samantha Jackson - Dalton, OH - Queen Fermina "Fermina Daza is one of my favorite literary characters, from 'Love in the Time of Cholera.' It was while reading that book that I fell in love with bees, so the name seems apt for my sponsored queen. I am so glad to be able to support your mission and sponsor some little buzzing ladies."
Cheralee Stover - Slippery Rock, PA - Queen Cheralee "It's from CHER bono and brendA LEE"
Joellen Thompson & Ryan Gillespie @ Natural Sweetums - Palm Harbor, FL - Queen Amelia Erica Simm - Ft. Duschesne, UT - Queen Joan Crawford "Joan Crawford is the original Queen Bee. I grew up watching the movie, Queen Bee, with my late Aunt Dora, and so I wanted to name her in honor of my aunt's favorite actress."
Silbia Ro - Dover, TN - Queen Oak Krista Forsberg - Logan, UT - Queen Olive Ann Cochran - Spring, TX - Queen Mariani Judy Weston - Logan, UT - Queen Beatrix Louis & Brenda Farina - Eagle Point, OR - Queen Gertrude Joe & Sophia Farina - Longmont, CO - Queen Freddie Mercury Mary Farina - Sherman Oaks, CA - Queen Merle Maryann Wilcken - West Valley, UT - Queen Farina Emily Davis - Waynesboro, VA - Queen Annabelle Xanadu "Annabelle is a beautiful Southern name, hopefully it will be my first little girl's name someday, as a proud Virginian :) .... Xanadu is a magical world of wonder - from the pizazz-neon-esque movie to the beautiful music that came from that movie, to the poem Kubla Kahn By Samuel Taylor Coleridge: In Xanadu, did Kubla Khan, A stately pleasure-dome decree, Where Alph, the sacred river ran, Through caverns measureless to man, Down to a sunless sea ...Seemed like the perfect sparkling combination name for a Queen!"
Andrea Banks - West Jordan, UT - Queen Freddy Cookie McCartney - Holmdel, NJ - Queen Cookie Andrew Farina & Kelsey Mesa - Eagle Point, OR - Queen Lola Lorraine Chelsea Rice - St. Paul, MN - Queen Blake Heather Erickson - Smithfield, UT - Queen Shirley "I'm excited! Queens named after my grandmothers <3"
Steve Brown - Salt Lake City, UT - Queen Ilay Egsalday Kandyce Galanis - Salt Lake City, UT - Queen Oli-girl Desiree Zollinger - Logan, UT - Queen Rose Rhyma Manning - Preston, ID - Queen Claire
Jenny Rubart - Millcreek, UT - Queen Felicity
John Barnes - Montgomery, TX - Queen Carolina
Kent Mitchell & Cheri Pica - Parker, CO - Queen Nee
Jennifer Nishiguchi - Kirkland, WA - Queen Mehana "9-year-old birthday gift for my daughter, Kara Mehana Nishiguchi."
Zoe Cook - Lone Tree, CO - Queen Willow, Queen Koru
Susan Hostutler - Mckinney, TX - Queen Susan Irene
Adva Biton - Salt Lake City, UT - Queen Esther, Queen Dvash
Elizabeth Poloni - Centerville, UT - Queen Elizabeth
Sara Hutchins - Salt Lake City, UT - Queen Evaline
Ryan Dennis - Houston, TX - Queen Ryan
Vergil & Kathy Young - West Valley City, UT - Queen Fanella Fontella
Leora Alk - Shoreline, WA - Queen Cecily "Your brand is very inspiring and we love bees!"
Luanne Strow - Custar, OH - Queen Elizabeth
Yvonne Vargas - San Antonio, TX - Queen Curly Texan
Jen Wakeland - South Jordan, UT - Queen Nana Speeder
Emily Ramsower - San Antonio, TX - Queen Alvin
Iris Fields - Lee's Summit, MO - Queen Iris Lillie
Jordan Jones - Riverton, UT - Queen Baby Bird
Scott McCarty - Cottonwood Heights, UT - Queen Anna, Queen Katharine, Queen Madeleine
Tara Peterson - Winder, GA - Queen Khaleesi
Sidana Raney - Kihei, HI - Queen Bradbury
David Murphy - Brooklyn, NY - Queen Sinead
Kylie Medlin - Boston, MA - Queen Svetlana
Deirdre Schroeder - Dover, NH - Queen Ava
Cathy and Jerry Gerving - Moab, UT - Queen Honeymoon Hive
Susie Pierce - North Platte, NE - Queen Camaro
Debie Thurman - Fremont, NE - Queen Meaigan's Bonnet
Christine Steiner - Anchorage, AK - Queen Parthenia
Allie Gilliland - Edwards, CO - Queen Beatrix
Annette B. - Salt Lake City, UT - Queen Catherine Elizabeth