Bee Better Blog

After a year and a half of Bee Better Certified, we have analyzed how the standards work for the many operations that are already implementing them, and have adjusted our requirements accordingly.

It's been just over a year since the official launch of Bee Better Certified.  Read more for a look back at was has been accomplished thus far.

Bee Better Certified staff paid a visit to this "ecodynamic" vineyard to discuss their Bee Better Certified application

Sran Family Orchards has been committed to encouraging pollinator health in their orchards for many years. We congratulate them on becoming the first Bee Better Certified grower!

Pesticide risk to bees is not simple or straightforward.

In the Media

Western Farm Press

Bee Better is generating meaningful change on farms, helping to preserve crop pollinators.

In Good Tilth: It's Time to Bee Better

A New Certification from the Xerces Society and Oregon Tilth Aims to Restore Pollinator Habitat

Press Releases

Sran Family Orchards, the world’s largest grower of organic almonds, has long committed to sustainable farming, with flower-rich pollinator habitat an integral part of the almond orchards. This investment recently paid off when Sran Family Orchards gained certification as a Bee Better Certified grower.

New Farm and food certification program gives recognition to conservation-minded farmers and food companies that protect pollinators.