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Urban Beekeeping

Beekeeping for a Quiet Mind

Megan Paska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Megan Paska

I've been a beekeeper for a year now. Each weekend I wake up shortly after the sun. I put on clean denim overalls, sandals, my cotton sunhat and veil and I climb my steep iron ladder with smoker in hand.

Hot Beekeepers: Pick The Cutest Beekeeper (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Huffington Post | Eve Solomon and Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

First, we gave you the hottest organic farmers, and you sent us photos of your favorite agri-hotties. Now, we at HuffPost Green are continuing our lov...

Urban Beekeeping For Beginners

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Guest Post From Dan Shapley From The Daily Green The Daily Green's Beekeeper, Kim Flottum, has been working to help people start beekeeping, which he...

Green-IY 6 Urban Beekeeping Tips | Kim Flottum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's a lot happening, Up On The Roof, these days, and keeping a few hives of bees up there fits right in....

The Brooklyn Urban Beekeeper Outlaws (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Beekeeping, despite the plethora of environmental benefits, is illegal in New York City. Plenty of great organizations, like Just Food, are working to...

The Secret (and Illegal) Life of Bees

Liz O'Neill Dennison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Liz O'Neill Dennison

A dynamic group of urban-agricultural enthusiasts gathered in New York to celebrate the fourth day of Pollinator Week 2009.

In Which Urban Beekeeping Looks Like A Religous Experience (PHOTO)

Getty/AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK: An urban beekeeper inspects part of her colony of Italian honeybees on the roof of her Brooklyn building May 30, 2009 in New York City. Beek...