Urban beekeeping in
New York City
With over 200 buildings clocking in at 500 feet or more, New York’s lively skyline might just be the perfect home for big-city bees. Though often called a concrete jungle, the city’s famous parks, avenues, and rooftops are actually covered in maple, New York aster and linden trees that keep pollinators healthy, plump, and busy.
Meet New York City's urban beekeeping team manager
Emily has worked in all five boroughs, but Brooklyn is home (where else!). She has handled bees in New York City, the Catskills, and Puerto Rico, where she relocated at-risk hives from inside homes onto sanctuary farms.