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These local honeys are something to buzz about


"Can you imagine life without bees?

Yeah, it hurts to be stung, but bees do make the most heavenly, natural sweetener on the planet. When you pause to consider, it is fascinating how the flavor of honey changes from season to season and place to place. (We talk about terroir with wine, but it’s true for honey, too). Yet bees do far more than produce the nectar of the gods. They play a critical role in the big picture of agriculture. More than two-thirds of the world’s crop species rely on pollinators.

So, the short and not so sweet is: no bees, no food."

>>Read the rest of this story by food and dining editor Ligaya Figueras to learn about local and national initiatives to help bees.

Does talk of bees make you hungry for honey? Check out these seven Georgia honeys:

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