Bees

Catherine Herrick

Some pockets of Buffalo are buzzing thanks to urban redevelopment of an unexpected kind. The recently implemented Green Code has officially legalized what used to be an underground practice in the city of Buffalo: urban beekeeping. Residents have found an array of uses for it, from gardening and education to revitalization of neglected urban landmarks.

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A showdown is looming in Ontario between beekeepers and some farmers and seed companies over the use of a controversial pesticide.