Alan in San Francisco is on a mission to save the world — one bee at a time.
Bees get a bad rap — for some folks, a bee sting can result in a life-threatening allergic reaction — but these hard-working little insects are actually responsible for pollinating a significant portion of all flowering plants worldwide. Sadly, they’re disappearing from the planet and no one is quite sure why.
Alan had everything he needed to help the bee population: Two hives and all the other necessary bee-keeping supplies. The only thing he was missing were the bees themselves!
So he headed to TaskRabbit and found Tasker Elena’s help. The task ended up being a little more complicated than anticipated, but Elena was happy to do the research. She even took the time to ask some bee-loving friends where she could get a small colony (called a “nuc”) of bees. Eventually, she found a place that sold bees, negotiated the price down, and delivered them to Alan and his hives.
We’re stoked we got to help Alan on his mission to save the world!
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