Over 70 pounds of honey produced from prison beekeeping program

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There’s a lot of buzz surrounding a program at one Georgia Department of Correction facility.

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The residents at the Atlanta Transitional Center produced a harvest of 72 pounds of honey from the beekeeping program.

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The Georgia Department of Corrections thanked the University of Georgia and Young Harris College for their partnership.

The partnership allows residents to learn more about horticulture and beekeeping.

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According to a University of Georgia release, in 2015 the Georgia Beekeepers Association and UGA’s Honey Bee Lab, partnered to form the Prison Beekeeping Program.

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