World Bee Day

Honor the Gods has written a great post on an important topic. Keep reading to find out about how you can help bees…

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Roman statue: Antinous as Aristaeus

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Aristaeus is the son of Apollo and the huntress Cyrene. He was raised by nymphs, from whom he learned the rustic arts of bee-keeping, mead-making, and cheese-making. He also studied with the centaur Chiron, from whom he learned the selection and uses of medicinal herbs. Aristaeus taught these arts to humanity and was widely revered as a benevolent deity.

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Today, May 20, has been designated World Bee Day by the United Nations!

Bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies, bats and hummingbirds, are increasingly under threat from human activities.

You can help by:

  • planting a diverse set of native plants, which flower at different times of the year
  • buying honey from local farmers
  • buying products from sustainable agricultural practices
  • avoiding pesticides, fungicides or herbicides in our…

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3 Replies to “World Bee Day”

  1. How spooky!! Not two hours ago I drove past a farm with a sign that declared it had bees for sale! Needless to say I did not feel able to stop and tell them it was bad luck to sell bees! 😉 🐝🐝

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