Sunday, March 26, 2017

Haagen-Dasz and hedgerows help bees

Almond production in California has a horrible environmental footprint. In addition to needing water, the monocrop approach (planting the same crop as far as the eye can see) is hurting bees. Did you know that 90 percent of the honey bees get transported to those fields to pollinate the almond trees?Haagen-Dasz is taking the lead by preferring suppliers who plant hedgerows of flowering plants.
http://www.triplepundit.com/2017/03/bees-almonds-ice-cream-haagen-dazs/

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