Since establishing our first apiary (bee farm) in 2020, MO Hives KC is doing exciting things almost every week. The organization’s efforts are being noticed. Click the logos or links to see what is being said.

Here is the latest BUZZ:

MO Hives KC Co-Founder Dr. Marion Pierson Named 2021 Missouri Beekeeper of the Year

The Missouri State Beekeepers Association honored Dr. Pierson at their Fall State Conference. Read all about it! Oct2021NewsRelease

MDC adds MO Hives KC as a conservation partner in cities

The Kansas City Chapter of the University of Georgia Alumni Association helped plant the first phase of the front planting at our main apiary location.

Bee & Butterfly Habitat Fund Micro-Prairie

Creating pollinator habitat like our Bee & Butterfly Habitat Fund micro-prairie can benefit not only our honeybees, but also native bees, butterflies and songbirds.  Check out the progression of this beneficial feature of our apiary.

Harvest Bites and Honey Flights

Sponsored by the Missouri Office of Minority Health, MO Hives KC hosted a community harvest event, 9/25/2021, featuring honey tastings from Missouri beekeepers, and food samplings from area gardens including Sankara Farms. The event also honored MO Hives KC sponsors.

MO Hives KC honored several area urban teens for completing a 6-week internship, on August 1, 2021. These teens were the Nature Action Crew, and were funded by the Missouri Department of Conservation in coordination with the Heartland Conservation Alliance. The event ended up having to be a virtual (Zoom) event, due to a positive Covid-19 situation.  To read the news release about these teens and what they accomplished, click here.

Urban Beekeepers Are Making Their Mark

MO Hives KC’s Wabash Apiary hosted a compost workshop Friday, June 25th, 2021

Johnson-Su Compost Workshop


 The Jackson County (MO) Chapter of The Links has established a National Wildlife Federation STEM Ready Garden at the MO Hives KC Apiary!


Black entrepreneurs look to change Missouri’s farming landscape through urban agriculture

The business of bees: Entrepreneurs look to boost ecosystem, build enterprises

MO Hives KC Swarms to Fruition with First Urban Bee Farm


2021 Pryor Legacy Project strives to help the bees with MO Hives

MorningAgClips: MO Hives KC Participated “Pollinators of the Plains” virtual event