September is awash in honey, but what’s really helping the bees?
It’s a short month, but from starting your tomato seeds to community greening, there’s still lots to do.
Plus: Try the best of Brooklyn’s food and beer at Industry City.
A beekeeper visits the installation twice daily to make sure the swarm is happy.
In addition to inspiring you to get your own urban hive, Paska’s new book includes a collection of ways to cook with your comb.
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.
Andrew Cote, urban beekeeper extraordinaire and founder of the not-for-profit organization Bees Without Borders, is looking for donations to fund his latest project, Bees Over Badgers.
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.
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