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#BringBacktheBees

Wow! We’ve exceeded our goal of giving away 100 million seeds—10 times over! But after giving away a 1.5 billion seeds, we’re all out. Thanks for your support!


The Buzz on Where You’re Planting Those Wildflowers

Cheerios

We Need the Bees

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1 in 3 bites of food we eat is made possible by bees and other pollinators²

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44% of bee colonies in the U.S. collapsed in 2016³

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More than two thirds of the world’s crop species rely on pollinators⁴

Doing Our Part

We’re Making Bee Habitats

By 2020 our oat farms will host about 3,300 acres of nectar- and pollen-rich wildflowers, which are full of the nutrients bees and other pollinators need to stay strong.


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100 Million seed giveaway

About Our Seeds

The Honey Nut Cheerios wildflower packets contain the same varieties of seeds that consumers will find in seed racks at major national home store chains throughout the U.S. Here is an article featuring additional information from Veseys Seeds, which appeared in CBC News.

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Plant Like a Pro

Thanks for doing your part!

  1. Pollinator Health Task Force, “National strategy to promote the health of honey bees and other pollinators” (White House, Washington, DC, 2015).
  2. Klein, Alexandra-Maria et al “Importance of pollinators in changing landscapes for world crops.” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 274,1608 (2007).
  3. https://beeinformed.org/2016/05/10/nations-beekeepers-lost-44-percent-of-bees-in-2015-16
  4. http://www.xerces.org/pollinator-conservation