Whole Foods Market Unveils New Pollinator Health Policy for Fresh Produce & Floral

December 19, 2023 Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market announced a new pollinator policy for its Fresh Produce and Floral purchasing to support pollinators in recognition of the critical role they play in our food system and the environment. The company has long championed pollinator health through its commitment to organic agriculture, which prohibits toxic persistent pesticides.

Supply Assurance and Pollinator Protection are a Buzz With the Honeybear Organic Program

July 13, 2022 Honeybear Brands

“We are excited to be back at the Organic Products Show to meet with retail partners, new prospects and industry friends discussing how best to meet those shoppers needs and desires,” says Don Roper, vice president sales and marketing, Honeybear Brands. “This show is a chance for the industry to grow together and showcase their innovative sustainability program, as well as innovative products and packaging.”

Stemilt Partners with Pollinator Partnership to Celebrate Bee Friendly Farming Certification and Pollinator Week

June 27, 2022 Stemilt

Stemilt is celebrating its Bee Friendly Certification® through Pollinator Partnership located in California during Pollinator Week from June 20th through the 26th. Pollinator Partnership and their Bee Friendly Farming® program was created to promote the health of pollinators and ensure the future of sustainable agriculture across North America and globally.

WSU Research Shows Beeflow Pollination Program Produces Over 50% Larger Blueberries

April 4, 2022 Beeflow

The study, led by Dr. Lisa Wasko DeVetter, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Small Fruits, was conducted across two farms in northern Washington in 2021, using the Duke variety of blueberries, and showed larger berries on the plants pollinated by Beeflow bees.

USApple Publishes Pollinator BMPs for Apples

March 28, 2022 U.S. Apple Association

The U.S. Apple Association released its new publication, Pollinator Best Management Practices for Apples. The publication, created in partnership with the Honey Bee Health Coalition, can be viewed and downloaded here.