What’s The Buzz About Native Bees?

The Crucial Role of Native Pollinators in Fruit and Vegetable Production 


Native pollinators like bumble bees have become increasingly important to the production of fruits and vegetables from both farms and gardens as honey bee colonies have declined.  There are easy steps that both farmers and backyard gardeners can take to support native bees that will pay back both in crop yields and with attractive flowering plants blooming through the season.


Linda Rinta, Bee Keeper, Farmer and member of the Xerces Society

Tuesday May 09, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the MV Agricultural Society Hall, West Tisbury

Sponsored by:

Dukes Soil Conservation District

Island Grown Initiative

Polly Hill Arboretum

MV Agricultural Society

Free and Open to the Public