Morgan Freeman has converted his 124-acre Mississippi ranch into a bee sanctuary, with 26 hives imported from Arkansas.

Morgan Freeman Converted His 124-Acre Ranch Into a Bee Sanctuary

Is there anyone who doesn’t love Morgan Freeman? The Academy Award winner has appeared in some of the most iconic Hollywood films of all time — Driving Miss Daisy, Street Smart, The Shawshank Redemption, Deep Impact, Million Dollar Baby, The Dark Knight trilogy, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and more. The man is a major box office draw who was even the voice of God in Bruce Almighty. His deep voice is recognizable anywhere which is probably why he’s also sought after for voice-over work as seen in documentaries like March of the Penguins. With multiple Golden Globe Award and Oscar nominations, Freeman has an unforgettable acting career that was completely deserving of his AFI Life Achievement Award.

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12 thoughts on “Morgan Freeman has converted his 124-acre Mississippi ranch into a bee sanctuary, with 26 hives imported from Arkansas.”

  1. herculesmeowlligan

    I’m just picturing him siting in the garden, narrating little stories about each bee.

    “Get buzzy living… or get buzzy dying.”

  2. Eloisem333

    Man, I wish I was rich so I could indulge in a bee sanctuary. That sounds like the most pleasant thing in the world. I’d also want to grow sunflowers and make jams and relishes to sell at the market. Sigh. Maybe in the next life.

  3. BrassBelles

    I read that there’s a nice tax advantage, an agricultural exemption, if you keep bees (rather than cattle or sheep or whatever) if you own acreage. Lot’s of people with large properties take advantage of it with bees.

  4. N0thingman

    I can’t read the article because I’m “international” but 26 hives is…. well… kinda a small number. As a single apiarist, even very part time, caring for 100 is realistic.

  5. Docxx214

    Honey Bees are part of the problem, they’re not endangered. Moving these hives will just result in them out-competing the native wild bees which are the ones in trouble.

  6. JacksonsMum

    Did you know that bees don’t wee.

  7. Mrs_Peee

    Mrs Peee thought that nothing Morgan Freeman could do would make him more adorable

    Narrator; Mrs Peee was wrong

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