A BEE-LINGUAL URBAN APICULTURE COLLECTIVE IN MONTREAL
The Apiculture Santropol Roulant Beekeeping Collective is a small group of novice beekeepers working with Langstroth hives on urban rooftops in the Ville de Montreal.
We meet once per week to collectively plan actions on our hives, which volunteers from the group go out to perform during the week. Meetings are run by a facilitator, a position which rotates, and recorded by a secretary.
Our hives are on the roof of Santropol Roulant, next to the rooftop gardens and on the roof of McGill’s Frank Dawson Adams’ Building, within good pollinating range of both the Edible Campus project and McGill’s student-run Campus Crops garden.
Why engage in urban beekeeping?
- To maintain a healthy bee population.
- To highlight the importance of pollinators in local food production.
- To experiment with beekeeping in an urban setting.
- To connect urbanites to the source of their food.
- To dispel common misconceptions about bees.
- To train new beekeepers.
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