Bring back the bees

Taking advantage of a freebee will help take the sting out of the sagging bee population.

Free flower seeds and a children’s book are being offered as part of the Bring Back the Bees campaign. Honey Nut Cheerios recently launched the third year of the program in conjunction with Kids Can Press.

Inspired Canadians have planted 600 million wildflower seeds across the country thanks to the free wildflower seeds Honey Nut Cheerios has given out for the last two years of the campaign. This year, in addition to the wildflower seeds, 100,000 free copies of the book Bella and Jack Bring Back the Bees will also be given away.

Written by Canadian author Paulette Bourgeois of the beloved Franklin books, and illustrator Josée Bisallion, the book aims to inspire young people to take action and become the next generation of bee champions. The book tells the story of two kids who learn about the threats to our bee populations and are inspired to do their part to help bring back the bees.

Visit www.bringbackthebees.ca to learn more, get your seeds and find the nearest store to pick up the book today.