17 Jun '11, 10pm

Hong Kong's First Urban Beekeepers Ensuring Survival of Local Traditions

Hong Kong's First Urban Beekeepers Ensuring Survival of Local Traditions Photo: HK Honey Hong Kong as a city and as an experience never ceases to amaze me. Though the stereotypical image of Hong Kong as a glittering, polluted ultra-modern metropolis still stands, it's surprising to discover that even just a half-hour ferry ride away from the main island, pockets of quiet rural living and relatively undeveloped beaches still exist. The same can be said for Michael Leung, who is apparently Hong Kong's first urban beekeeper. Leung is also the founder and creative director of HK (Hong Kong) Honey , an organization that links local beekeepers with city dwellers by providing locally produced honey products. But the organization's ultimate goal is to also help sustain declining bee populations, while raising awareness by keeping a vital relationship between people and bees alive....

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