16 June 2010

Daily Telegraph

Middle class fad for bee keeping sees doubling in number of hives

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthnews/7808793/Middle-class-fad-for-bee-keeping-sees-doubling-in-number-of-hives.html

"The British British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) said there are now more than 80,000 hives registered in Britain, compared to 40,000 in 2007.

"The organisation said there has been an increase in the number of honey bees in Britain over the last two years from 23 billion to 48 billion."


1 comment:

dehavik said...

How can they call "grow your own food" a fashion? It's only in the last 75 years that it wasn't a requirement for most families' survival!