Bootleg Honey


“In the city of Sault Ste. Marie, there are an undisclosed number of underground urban beekeepers who are secretly keeping beehives. These rogue urban beekeepers live quietly among us, managing their hives and sharing their honey with family and friends, and sometimes their neighbours too.”

The honeybee- friend to farmers, backyard gardeners and flowers. The populations of our hard working little pollinators are on the decline. Urban beekeeping may be one solution to reviving their dwindling numbers but provincial legislation and city by-laws are driving urban beekeepers underground.

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