10: How Honey Bees Impact Our Health with Kate Franzman

Do you have allergies, friend? If so, you’re going to want to tune into this episode. Bee keeper and local honey bee advocate Kate Franzman shares how bees can help you manage your springtime sneezes and explains the (HUGE) role honey bees play in our food system. As the founder of Bee Public, a local honeybee advocacy organization, Kate raises awareness about the plight of honeybees and other pollinators. Through her work with Bee Public and Patachou Foundation, Kate maintains beehives in high-traffic areas around Indianapolis, including the Sky Farm and Eskenazi Health and along the Monon Trail at the Public Greens restaurant and microfarm,

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What exactly a pollinator is and how you can care for them
  • The impact bees and other pollinators have on our planet and health
  • How honey is actually made of and what makes it a superfood
  • What to look for when choosing honey and bee pollen
  • Bee by-products' amazing health benefits

To learn more about Kate and her work, visit at www.beepublic.com or check her out on Instagram at @beepublicindy or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/beepublicproject/.