Volunteering followed by an all levels team-building exercise of using fabric scraps to create products that can be kept or donated.
Urban Beekeeping & Food Justice
Exciting opportunity to learn about urban bee keeping. Great outdoor activity with many additional immersive experiences available!
Learn about the issue of food justice and how supporting the bees supports the entire ecosystem!
This social impact experience focuses on employee education around food security and sovereignty which relates directly to sustainability and environmental justice. This also ties into health and wellness goals related to proper health and consumption, medicinal ties of honey on health and well being, as well as community development.
Our tour guides: All of our tour guides are working actors, comedians or writers, as well as amazing storytellers. Every tour comes packed with personality!
Location: Forest Hills, Queens, Green-Wood Cemetery or indoors
Duration: 2-6 hours
Tour Capacity: 4 min / 40 max
Tour Options: Bee hive tour by a Certified Master Beekeeper + lesson on beekeeping and food security, honey tasting + jar of NYC made honey for team to take home, honey fusion cocktails and/or food pairings with local honey
- Beehive tour by a Certified Master Beekeeper
- Lesson on beekeeping and food security impact
- Honey tasting + a jar of 12oz NYC-made honey to take home
- Honey Fusion cocktails and/or food pairings with honey
- Virtual workshops available!
Astor Apiaries is a Queens based source for local & raw honey, beekeeping services, beekeeping education, beeswax and gifts,. They operate hyper-locally via a collection of rooftop, backyard and cemetery apiaries throughout New York City.
A large percentage of the tour proceeds go directly to Astor Apiaries efforts.