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What have people been buzzing about for at least 10,000 years?

It’s hard to know who to believe. Has the bee been around for 40 million years or are the oldest honey bee fossils 150 million years old? We’re pretty certain that humans started eating honey about 10,000 years ago and started figuring out where that goodness came from.

This is so much easier to understand than the first guy or gal who picked up a jalapeño and thought it might be a tasty snack. We are glad he or she did, however, and apparently went back for seconds. For today we can eat cheese stuffed bacon wrapped jalapeños, which are total delicious drizzled with honey…but we digress. Click on the link below to read more about beekeeping in ancient and modern times.

Read more about the history of beekeeping

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