Food, Climate and Innovation: three highlights of the week
- Honey without the Bees?
- Investing in Planet Friendly Spuds
- Cell-Cultured Dairy
PLUS: Climate Friendly products of the week:
2/ WhatIF Foods – Future fit crops
Did you know, Pollinators (most often honey bees) are responsible for one in every three bites of food we take, and increase our nation’s crop values each year by more than $15 billion?
Yet, honey bees have been in serious decline for more than three decades in the United States. According to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, in 2017, the United States had 2.88 million honey bee colonies, down 12% from the record high 3.28 million colonies in 2012.