Beekeeping at Monticello began 12 years ago with four donated hives and the goal of ensuring successful pollination in our gardens. From those humble origins has grown an apiary of nearly two dozen hives that play a critical role in pollination and help support honeybee populations in our area
On #WorldBeeDay 2021, Monticello beekeepers Paul Legrand and Leslie Bouterie discussed beekeeping at Monticello, the sustainable practices we use, and the products we create from our honey.