Bee Better Certified partners with innovative farmers and food companies to protect bees and other pollinators in agricultural lands. The Bee Better Certified seal gives consumers confidence that their purchasing decisions benefit pollinators, reward conservation-minded farmers, and incentivize the incorporation of pollinator conservation into product supply chains. Together we can make the world better for bees.
The Xerces Society developed Bee Better Certified to promote pollinator conservation in agriculture. The Bee Better production standards are science-based and field-tested, guaranteeing that the actions farmers take actually improve pollinator well-being. Third-party verification from Oregon Tilth ensures that the certification process is transparent and trustworthy.
By choosing the Bee Better Certified seal you can be confident that your purchasing decisions benefit pollinators and the farmers that protect them. Bee Better Certified™ producers have made a commitment to protect and expand habitat for pollinators, and mitigate impacts from pesticides, meaning the products you buy help protect bees, butterflies and other pollinators.
The Bee Better Certified Seal lets consumers know that your company values pollinators and supports the farmers that protect them. Learn how you can incorporate pollinator conservation into your supply chain.
Protecting pollinators not only provides a new marketing opportunity, but can also positively impact crop yields and produce quality. Learn how to certify your farm and become part of the Bee Better movement.
Squash bees (Peponapis and Xenoglossa) are effective pollinators of pumpkins and other cucurbit crops. They nest in the ground beneath plants and can be negatively impacted by tilling, resulting in lower crop yields. To learn more about how the Bee Better Certified Standards address tillage practices that help make farms #betterforbees check out our blog at beebettercertified.org