From bee to hive to jar, there’s a lot of buzz around honey in vegan diets. According to the definition, “a vegan is someone who consumes no food that comes from animals and abstains from using animal products.” That means none of that sweet, sweet honey bees work so hard to regurgitate to their colony. Recently, however, local beekeepers have started sharing their thoughts online in an attempt to convince vegans to include honey in their diet. Sure, one can say they have their own interests, but it’s hard to argue with the arguments they’re listing. Continue scrolling to check ’em out and tell us what you think in the comments.

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Other beekeepers responded as well:

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People had a lot to say about this subject