Pioneering Today: Bee Keeping, Part 2 of 2, Why Bees are Crucial to Our Survival

Episode8June 13, 2014: It’s estimated that without bees mankind would cease to exist within two years. Find out how these important insects work. In this episode we discuss:

  • Types of pollen for honey flavor
  • Which pollen creates different flavors and color of honey
  • Life span of a hive
  • The truth behind organic honey
  • How pesticides/chemicals affect bees
  • Difference between local raw honey and store bought honey
  • How to alter recipes calling for sugar with honey
  • How bees make their wax