Keeping Bees and making honey turned into Keeping Bees and making money…on a vast commercial scale, with hundreds of hives being transported all over the world, to ensure pollination of vast stretches of monoculture crops.
Something feels so very wrong about this.
Alarm bells should have been triggered at this point, about 20 years ago…monoculture madness would end up consuming all that is sacred about our Earth.
This is particularly highlighted with the recent, disgraceful episode of horse-meat found in the Beef supply chain all across Europe.
(Can you see the little Wren in the hanging basket?)
The incessant greed for higher profits and the complicity of government departments in this money-making racket resonates with previous scandals.
We had regulators in place for the banking system…scandal!
We had regulators in place for the church…scandal!
We had regulations in place for politicians…scandal!
Yet, all the time, the people we should have trusted, we ignored…ourselves!
We CAN do something to help ameliorate this disaster happening before our very eyes.
There are a few simple steps we can take, starting this very weekend, the first weekend in March!
Everyone can do this and be aware that as you make your environment a more beautiful place, so too, the world becomes a happier place for the bees.
The other action you can take, starting immediately, is to buy locally produced, seasonal, fresh food, not of the monoculture produced variety!
Look at it this way…Every cent or penny you spend is an investment in the world you want to see.
Local food is quality food with no air miles or massive profit included!
Be the change you want to see…
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