Honeybee Heroes

Be a beekeeper for a day at Honeybee Heroes

Adopt a hive, learn about bees, take a beekeeping course, buy honey

Honeybees are the unsung heroes of our planet, and Honeybee Heroes is here to champion these busy pollinators that are indispensable to food production worldwide. Join the fight, says this Stanford sanctuary and education, by adopting a hive, buying its honey, or taking a tour and learning about the Cape honeybee.

Through Honeybee Heroes you can do your bit for the bees and our environment. Image: Honeybee Heroes


Honeybees pollinate most of the world’s fruits, vegetables, nuts and other crops. More than 50 crops in South Africa and over 90% of flowering plants worldwide rely on them and other pollinators to facilitate in plants’ production of seeds.​

The Cape Honeybee is one of only two honeybee subspecies found in South Africa and occurs naturally within the

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