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White Violet Center for Eco-Justice partners: B’s are the best!

“One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care. Such is the quality of bees.”  ― Leo Tolstoy It’s no secret that gardeners love bees. They help pollinate crops, make honey, and are a welcome sign of a healthy biome. But did you know our love for bees extends…


John Michael was a 2014-2015 organic garden intern at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence. He now serves as Garden Coordinator at White Violet Center, returning in 2020 after 5 years of traveling, blogging, and working on organic farms around the country with his wife, Tara. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Indiana State University. Prior to his internship, JM worked for Indiana State University Credit Union for 8 years. He is from Terre Haute, Indiana.