Feeling the Sting: What Can Be Done to Protect Pollinators

Just Food: Episode 2

Release Date: September 21, 2017

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In this episode, we learn about how California agriculture has been impacted by dwindling bee populations and what farms can do in response—not only to protect honeybees, but also to restore native pollinator species.

This episode features:

  • Colin Muller, Beekeeper, Muller Ranch
  • Claire Kremen, Professor of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley
  • Paul Muller, Part Owner, Full Belly Farm

This podcast was produced by the Berkeley Food Institute in partnership with the UC Berkeley Advanced Media Institute at the Graduate School of Journalism. Executive Producer is Lacy Jane Roberts. Reporter is Alissa Escarce. Host is Laura Klivans. Theme music by Roy Baril. Photos below by Diane Villadsen.