Wyman’s has launched a 2015 honeybee campaign, a program that distributes free wildflower seeds in an effort to educate the public about the importance of keeping honeybees alive so they can pollinate habitats. For Wyman's blueberries honeybees are esential.
The company website, nobeesnoberries.com, encourages people to sign up for the free seeds and provides information on Colony Collapse Disorder. the name given in the absence of a known cause, to the mysterious disappearance of honeybee colonies over the last decade in the U.S.
“Honeybees are responsible for pollinating one-third of our nation’s produce, including wild blueberries,” the website reads. “Every berry we grow owes its existence to the crazy dance of a honeybee from flower to flower. In our business, it’s simple. No bees, no berries.”