VERMONT HONEY FARM
• Honeybees only live 4-6 weeks during the summer because they work themselves to death!
• A queen honeybee can lay 1500-2000 eggs per day!
• Worker bees can collect about 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey in its short six week lifespan.
• It takes about 20,000 honeybees to fly over 55,000 air miles and tap 2 million flowers to make 1 pound of honey.
• The honeybee can fly at approx. 15 miles per hour.
• The honeybee is the only insect that provides food for man.