Since I first read about this unusual, yet fascinatingly fruitful practice, the concept of urban beekeeping for future-proofing and the renewal of niche food production has even been reimagined by large multinationals such as Philips. Unfortunately, bees are on the decline, which is frightening because basically, without bees, there is no pollination, and without pollination, there is no fruit, which means... no food. Imagine if we could all make our own honey on our rooftops, instead?
Read more from Dumbo Feather at: http://dumbofeather.com/blog/post/keep-your-own-bees-with-vanessa-and-mat/
See more images of the futuristic Philips concept, and read all about it at: http://www.gizmag.com/philips-beehive-concept/20412/