The good news is that the bees still work for free.
But, while rent is free for them, somebody has to pay the bill.
Rising costs to the local bee farmer
- labor costs
- bee suits and other materials necessary for the trade
- glass and plastic containers
- packaging and transportation materials
The rising gas prices affect the cost of delivery even in local markets. Many companies have compromised their standards to keep the cost down. Learn if the honey you are buying is pure.