Day 360 of 365 Things To Do in Panama
Day 360 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Learn About the Importance of Bees and Honey!
Take a tour of a bee and honey (miel in Spanish) farm in Panama to learn about the new and different perspective on nature and the importance of bees in the lives of humans. Boquete Bees believes, "Honey is the real gold of the Panamanian Isthmus." Enjoy a sweet treat and taste over 40 varieties of honey - who knew there were that many?
Did you know...?
- Bees have been producing honey from flowering plants for 10-20 million years.
- Bees pollinate 70 of the top 100 human food crops.
- Out of the 20,00 species of bees only 4 produce honey
- It is believed eating local honey can help with pollen allergies