The Canadian Opera Company is delighted to be part of the ever-growing support of honeybees, Currently we host seven hives onthe roof of our opera house, the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. Follow the honeybees' progress on Parlando, with visits and posts from beekeeper Fred Davis!
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10. Honey is the only food made by insects... for us!
9. Bees have been producing honey for 10 to 20 million years.
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Worker bees do a little dance to communicate with each other to report on pollen findings. They can express to their hive mates how to get to the food as well. See more here!
Worker bees also perform dances to let receiver bees know that foragers have returned with food.
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10. A honeybee strokes its wings at a tremendous speed of 11,400 times per minute. This stroking helps to produce the unique bee buzz we get to hear when it flies.
9. The queen lays upwards of 1200 eggs per day.
Read the nutritional guidelines for the FSC Honeybees Honey!