This post is in response to my last blog regarding pollinator week. Even with the political attention that the Senate is giving by recognizing National Pollinator Week, our honeybees are in crisis. Dead bees have been found in numerous locations, including here on Kauai at Lumihai Beach. http://rt.com/usa/mass-death-bees-oregon-090/
I hope everyone enjoyed the beautiful Harvest Moon this week! Come and taste the harvest with some FRESH HONEYCOMB…while it lasts at Papaya’s Appreciation Day! Today in Kapaa at Papaya’s…Hope to see you there!
National Pollinator Week is a time to raise awareness about the importance of bees, birds and other pollinator species to agriculture, forest and grassland environments and other ecosystems. June 17th-23rd marks an important time, addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. Support our little pollinators by planting trees & flowers…
Happy Earth Day from McPhee’s Bees! In honor of Earth Day, I encourage you all to plant bee friendly plants and flowers for our pollinating friends. Here’s a helpful link from wikipedia offering a list of plants pollinated by bees. Plants Pollinated by Bees
Honey bees are essential part of our ecosystem and deserve to be nurtured! Protecting honey bees from harmful pesticides is an important mission for McPhee’s Bees. Pesticides pose a major threat to bee population decline around the world. It’s time that we stop using pesticides and start…
Raw honey is overflowing with beneficial enzymes, minerals and vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 as well as vitamin C. It also contains magnesium, potassium, calcium, sodium chlorine, calcium, copper, iron, manganese, sulphur, zinc and phosphate. Wow!
Devouring a spoonful of honey everyday is so great for your health & wellbeing due to levels of anti-oxidants and anti-bacterial & anti-fungal properties that assist with fighting many health ailments.
It is important to look closely at a label when choosing the right honey. Look for raw or unpasturized honey, which ensures that the honey has not been heated or processed in any way so that all of the vitamins, minerals, and enzymes are intact….eat McPhee’s Bees Raw Honey!