The Million Bee Project

Each year, in partnership with Dingley Dell Pork, we feed 1 Million bumblebees.

Our Aims

To Feed & Support

To feed , support and enhance the number of bumblebees across the farm

Development

To continue the development of our rotational system alongside our pork production, allowing us to grow both grass and wildflower mixes

To Gain Support

To continue to promote our project with the aim to gain support from customers , partners and other farmers

What We've Achieved

338,000 m²

Plantation of 338,000 square meters of nectar mix – the equivalent of 83 football pitches

Diversity

Huge diversity of bumblebees and other wildlife on farm

Population

We’ve achieved a great population of bees, with now over 12 bumblebees per square meter!

Follow the bees and their journey on instagram: @amillionbeesonfarm

“I so appreciate this important initiative: providing food for a million bees is an incredible aim. I’ve visited Dingley Dell and applaud Mark & Paul Hayward and Martin Blackwell for their enthusiasm and commitment to animal welfare and the environment.”

Phillip Lymbery - CEO - Compassion in World farming

It's Our Duty.

Eco-systems lie at the heart of our foundation, we must sustain habitat and encourage prosperity amongst the creatures and animals that pollinate the fields that home livestock.

We think of it as part of our Corporate Social Responsiblity to help co-ordinate for a healthier, happier and more prosperous environment for our animals, which is why we are committed to assisting Dingley Dell in the One Million Bee Project.

Get In Touch Today

Have questions? speak with one of the team today to find out more.

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International Trade 2020.