Our mission at Planet Bee is to provide our customers with the highest quality honeybee products packaged on our farm in the Okanagan Valley and sourced from passionate local beekeepers. We aim to educate and inspire customers with the amazing world of the honeybee, supporting honeybee health and awareness around the world.
We at Planet Bee are dedicated to continually improving the sustainability of our business both environmentally, socially, and economically. We are proud to have achieved Green Tourism Silver accreditation in 2016 and again in 2018 and will continue our efforts in hopes of achieving gold in the coming years.
More information about Green Tourism Canada can be found here.
In January 2019, Planet Bee was approved as a Biosphere Committed Entity, the first business in Greater Vernon to achieve this. With the support of TOTA (Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association) we are working towards meeting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set forth by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). It is our mission to set a strong example as a company for our employees, community, and visitors.
More information about Biosphere can be found here.
Planet Bee Honey Farm opened our doors to the public in 1997 in rural Armstrong, B.C. Lifelong beekeeper Ed Nowek started the business on his 10 acre hobby farm with the goal of educating people about the importance of bees, while sharing with them the numerous health and healing products of the hive.
Today, we continue to pursue Ed’s mission of educating and enlightening visitors to the amazing world of the honeybee at our location in Vernon, B.C. Through educational tours and our selection of all-natural health and beauty products it is our hope that customers leave with new knowledge of and respect for the amazing honeybee.
As Planet Bee Honey Farm celebrates over 20 years in business, we have recently welcomed a Second Generation of Noweks to continue in our mission of bringing you the best honeybee health products from our farm to your table.
We look forward to your visit – and be prepared to ‘Catch the Buzz’ at Planet Bee!
Click Here for more on Ed’s amazing story and how Planet Bee came to bee!