Since Beekeeping was legalized for the first time in a really long time in New York City last year, local beekeepers have emerged from the shadows to set up hives on rooftops all over Brooklyn.
They shouldn’t have any trouble finding buyers for all that local spring honey that should be coming soon. We’ve been stumbling across more and more Brooklynites searching for the local gold – rumor has it that regularly eating honey made by bees with local pollen can reduce allergy symptoms from local plants.
Filmmaker Jenny Zou takes a look at the urban buzz in her new video The Buzz in The City: The Rise of Urban Beekeeping
Jenny has a full-blown feature and some additional photos on her blog here.