Love Food? Love Bees
Small and vital bees
work together for the
good of the whole ecosystem
Let’s join them
Bee Friendly Australia!
OUR FOOD DEPENDS ON BEES
Bees pollinate a whopping TWO THIRDS of our food production.
Most of the Fruit, Nuts, Vegetables, Seeds, and Livestock feed is dependant on the existence of Bees.
BEES AROUND THE WORLD ARE IN SERIOUS TROUBLE
They are more vulnerable to disease and pests through the overuse of pesticides, herbicides, and modern agricultural practices.
Human activity is reducing the habitat and food sources.
Find Out What You Can Do!
'Love Food? Love Bees!' Free Curriculums for Early Learning, Middle Primary and High School.
Some easy ways you can help…
Use no pesticides or herbicides in your garden. For ‘bee friendly’ pest management try companion planting.
‘Ask before you buy’ if plants have been treated with pesticides toxic to bees.
Buy local honey
Create ‘Bee Friendly’ Garden signs for your front garden to advertise what a ‘Bee Friendly’ garden is.
Put stones in bird baths to stop bees drowning
Buy organically and biodynamic produce which has been locally and sustainably grown.
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