BEEKEEPING

Bees are essential for human life on this planet, but the sad and scary truth is that they are rapidly dying out. To help protect and save these wonderful creatures and to preserve our own way of life too, it is of the utmost importance that we all educate ourselves and others on what it is exactly that makes bees so amazing and so integral for life.

All bees are pollinators and pollinators are essential for crops, from fruit and veg to coffee and tea, to be able to thrive. There is a famous quote from Albert Einstein “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years left to live” and this might be quite true: An incredible 84% of crops grown for human consumption today rely on bees and a select few other insects to pollinate them to increase their yields and quality – that is an absolutely huge amount of food, that we survive off of, that depends on the existence of bees.