I’m as busy as a summer bee lately, but squeezed in some time to write a guest blog post for London based organic kids clothing company Little Green Radicals. They wanted to know about my experience with bees and how the environment is affecting them. Here it is…
“You may have heard that bees are not doing so well lately. But which bees? When you imagine a bee, you might think of a busy honey bee hard at work in a hive. Or perhaps of a fuzzy, furry bumble bee, gently buzzing its way through a wildflower meadow.
In reality though, the European honey bee Apis mellifera, which I and thousands of other British beekeepers keep, is not endangered. Neither is the craft of beekeeping – members of the British Beekeeping Association (BBKA) have soared from 8,463 members in 2003 to just under 25,000 members in 2016. We are a lively community, passionate about our bees and the environment they live in….”
Read the rest of the post at littlegreenradicals.co.uk/save-the-bees