As you may already know, we have a very serious crisis going on with bees.
It is referred to as the colony collapse disorder (CCD) and is something that should be on everyone’s radar screen.
Why should we care about CCD?
Bees play an essential role in our food supply – they pollinate our plants. Without bees, it is estimated that we will have four years to live. Right now, the bee population is shrinking by 30% each year.
What’s causing CCD?
Many people believe that CCD is a result of all of the toxic chemicals that we spray on our crops and the huge amount of GMOs that we plant, which provide for no biodiversity.
In an effort to support the bees, Whole Foods has launched a great initiative to educate consumers about this problem and to help raise funds in order to reverse their disappearance. For the months of June and July, Whole Foods is offering its shoppers the following: Read more »