beekeeping

      Edible Approved Good Event

      EDIBLE EVENTS: Organic Beekeeping Classes and A Night of Good Spirits (and Food!)

      Hungry? Our events calendar has loads of Edible events around the city, like Good Spirits, our fourth annual food and cocktail pairing extravaganza on February 21st. Join us for a night of handcrafted cocktails, like Eden Ice Cider’s Basil Bellini, and superb eats, like Bobo’s Homemade Arctic Char Gravlox served with a Celery and Jicama Remoulade and Horseradish Aioli. Here’s what’s happening this week.

      Brooklyn Grange Loses Bees to Hurricane Sandy, Vows to Rebuild NYC’s Largest Commercial Apiary

      When Hurricane Sandy’s surge waters attacked the Brooklyn water front, they didn’t just threaten human lives. More than a dozen hives on a pier in the Navy Yard served as the home base for NYC’s largest commercial apiary, the result of years of effort and a successful $22,000 Kickstarter project by Brooklyn Grange. By the time Sandy’s waters had receded, only a few of the hives remained. Most had floated away.