feed the bees that feed the world

we need healthy bees in order to have healthy food. period.

We count on the all mighty honey bee to pollinate more than 70 kinds of fruits and vegetables.  And while they're responsible for the healthiest food we can eat, they themselves are dying at an alarming rate every year.  It's a fact that everyone needs to be aware of because if they disappear so will two-thirds of our agricultural crops.    

Lack of Food

Renowned entomologist Dr. Marla Spivak explains how these three main factors have negatively impacted the health of bees.

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Pesticides

Parasites & Pathogens

Beekeepers are struggling to keep their livestock alive.  Watch this video to appreciate what it takes to care for the honey bees we all desperately need to produce one-third of the world's food supply.

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