Building the Buzz – Options for Beekeeping

At the beginning of the Guelph Organic Conference and Trade Show, beekeepers Julie White, Fran Freeman and Jode Roberts discussed organic beekeeping, urban beekeeping and ways we can create pollinator corridors and habitats for bees and other insects. White, who started the Long Point Honey Company, spoke of the difficulties and rewards of being a […]

At the beginning of the Guelph Organic Conference and Trade Show, beekeepers Julie White, Fran Freeman and Jode Roberts discussed organic beekeeping, urban beekeeping and ways we can create pollinator corridors and habitats for bees and other insects. White, who started the Long Point Honey Company, spoke of the difficulties and rewards of being a certified organic honey producer. Freeman is an urban beekeeper who tends hives at the Humber Arboretum and at both campuses of Humber College. Roberts is a communicator for the David Suzuki Foundation and spoke about the need to provide pollinators, like bees, with suitable and sustainable habitats.

Teresa Martin
Teresa Martin

Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2016
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