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Save The Bees - Your Grocery Bill Will Thank You

Image via Unsplash Bees do more than produce delicious honey. Honey bees and native bees alike are an important part of our food system because of the role they play in pollinating agricultural crops. Over half of the nation’s 2.66 million honey bee colonies are used to pollinate crops including apples, melons, squash, and tomatoes. Some crops, like almonds, cherries, and blueberries, could disappear completely without bees to pollinate their flowers. In addition to managed honey bee colonies, there are 4,000 species of native bees in North America and Hawaii alone. These wild bees don’t usually live in hives, preferring instead to burrow underground or make nests in wood, but they’re still

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