Our story is simple. We are founded by thought leaders that wanted to see positive change in our community.
We believe that when a diverse group of people, of mind and spirits, get together they can come up with a plan that can touch many others for years to come. Our story starts as coal mining reclamation specialists. We have reclaimed thousands of acres of land, restoring it back to its natural habitat, but really our story starts well before that . We grew up outdoors, we love flowers, natural foods, green grass and the beauty and health that the earth provides us.
What we saw though was a problem. Bee populations are dwindling and the need for healthy safe bee production (and related products) is growing ever more rapidly. Without the pollination from bees were are getting ever closer to losing massive species of flowers, plants and agriculture that rely on hard working bees to pollinate the earth.
As we have in the past, if we saw a problem we know there also must be a solution.
Our holding company, Land Betterment has been able to secure over 10,000 acres of land in central Appalachia and Indiana. Our team has been able to extensively evaluate the availability of land to determine the most optimal locations to grow our bees.
A key attribute for the locations that we chose for our initial farms was focused on safety of predators as well as access to agriculture. The sites selected have the potential for growth while also protecting the integrity of the colonies.
Benefit to Community
The community is in dire need of sustainable opportunity in the region. We are able to harness the immense skill set and work ethic of the local community to help make Pollinate the best operation it can be.