Saturday, May 23, 2009

Fairmont Hotel in Washington D.C. Checks in 105,000 Honey Bees

Cross-pollination of culinary benefits and environmentalism is sweet as honey
By Stephanie Rogers, Mother Nature Network, 5/22/2009

The Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C., is abuzz with 105,000 new guests: Italian honeybees that have settled into their new home in hives atop the hotel’s roof. The bees will enhance the hotel’s culinary program by providing honey and pollinating the fresh herbs and edible flowers in the Fairmont’s interior courtyard garden…

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