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Save the Bees

This is taken from Worth reading and acting on. Silently, billions of bees are dying off and our entire food chain is in danger. Bees don’t just make honey, they are a giant, humble workforce, pollinating 90% of the

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Red Honey and the Perils of Urban Farming

This summer all the bee hives around Red Hook had really red honey. Our hives in Carroll Gardens are just a stone’s throw away and also glowed with red. Here is an example: Work on the street was that the

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Brooklyn Bee Maintenance

We checked on some of our hives today a week after putting them into new hives. They were doing great. In their productive enthusiasm they had built comb in a place where it would cause spacing problems so we had

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A Bee (or two) Lands in Brooklyn

We just got our bees for the Brooklyn Green Show House! They arrived late at night and we put them in their hives (hived them) at the crack of dawn. We put the hives on the green roof so the

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Legalize Bees in NYC

Bees are technically classified as a venomous insect and thus illegal by New York law. Stupid but true. Help legalize beekeeping by signing this petition. Here is some info on Bees, taken from Question: What do cities like Atlanta,

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