This isn’t the top of a honey jar, it’s an almond butter jar. Why would an almond grower care to raise money to save the bees? The $3.8 billion almond industry relies heavily on honeybees for pollination. Beekeepers lose around 30 percent of their hives each winter. No bees, no food.

This isn’t the top of a honey jar, it’s an almond butter jar. Why would an almond grower care to raise money to save the bees? The $3.8 billion almond industry relies heavily on honeybees for pollination. Beekeepers lose around 30 percent of their hives each winter. No bees, no food.