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Thank a bee for breakfast....lunch... and dinner

Did you know honey bees are the most important insect pollinator for crops grown in North Carolina? Honey bees make it possible to produce $96 million worth of fruits and vegetables every year and another $90 million of cotton, alfalfa and soybeans. Many of our favorite foods need bees to help them grow: apples, almonds, blueberries, carrots, cherries, strawberries, sunflowers, watermelon...and the list goes on!

Avoid the Sting

Honey bees are actually gentle and won’t bother you if you don’t bother them. Here are some tips to avoid getting stung:

*Don’t swat at bees
*Wear shoes when walking in a field
*Avoid the hive if you see one

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Bee Skep

Worker Bee

<Honey Bee Garden>


Bee Skep

Honey Bee Garden

Worker Bee

<Honey Bee Garden>


Bee Skep

Honey Bee Garden

Worker Bee