Mason Bees: Unsung Heroes of the Orchards
Teaching youth about the critical role pollinators play in our food production can lead to learning more about sustainability and stewardship. — Several years ago, I taught a unit on bees for an elementary-aged school garden club lesson. Bees are extremely important pollinators! One of every three bites of our food is due to pollinators (source). Without bees, our food sources would be greatly reduced!