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.
In our current issue, Ann Monroe takes us to Brooklyn’s Navy Yard where Brooklyn Grange—keepers of a 40,000-square-foot rooftop farm in Long Island City—have opened the borough’s first commercial apiary.
Brooklyn Grange may have single handedly propelled the rooftop farming movement into headlines, creating a tipping point of sorts for urban agriculture. And now the folks behind rooftop fresh lettuce have set out to alter the ecosystem once again, this time by saving some fellow plant lovers–the bees!
Amidst all the recent chatter of elections and economic bailouts, there’s been a lot of talk about the anti-Wall Street: Main Street. While pundits…
Despite bans, city rooftops are breaking out in hives.