Bee Better Blog

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.

If you’ve followed our “Unpacking the Standards” series, you’ve probably noticed that Bee Better Certification requirements work together to respond to the risks of supporting pollinators on workin

Neonicotinoid insecticides are widely used in agricultural and urban settings.

While insecticides have long been recognized as a threat to bees, fungicides have generally been assumed to be relatively harmless.

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.