Graduate Research Assistant, Honey Bee Initiative, George Mason University

Candace Garthee is the Graduate Research Assistant for the Honey Bee Initiative, a program at George Mason University that encourages social development and environmental protection through educational beekeeping. She has a B.A. in Environmental Studies and is currently working on her M.S. in Nutrition. Through the Honey Bee Initiative, Candace has found an opportunity to bring together her passion for food security and environmental sustainability by working on projects that teach low-income farmers how to generate an income through sustainable beekeeping methods.