Busy Bees, Sweet Rewards

Event date: 2018-12-28
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Colorado is home to busy bees, with 33,000 colonies producing more than 1.4 million pounds of honey each year. A honey bee will visit 50 to 100 flowers during a single collection trip, and a hive of bees must fly 55,000 miles to produce a pound of honey. Look for Colorado honey at your local grocery store or at restaurants across the state. Each month the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown in the state. Try this Blueberry BBQ Sauce recipe.

www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/Blueberry BBQ Sauce.pdf

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