The honeybee is in fact the most important pollinator of food around the globe, which is why we’re especially honored to be a place of interest for honeybees.
The one-word answer is: pollination. To get more in-depth information about the importance of bees, we talked to John Schick, an experienced beekeeper who is the vice president of the Sandusky River Valley Beekeeping Association. He’s also the expert The Chef’s Garden and Culinary Vegetable Institute turn to whenever we have a beekeeping question. Here’s some of what John had to tell us.