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Fortnum and Mason Bees

Urban bee-keeping has gone upmarket – grocers to the Queen Fortnum & Mason, are keeping bees on the roof of the store in Piccadilly, London, where the bees “fly high above Mayfair, visiting the grounds, gardens and squares of the best addresses in London, gathering rather superior nectar.”  This neatly taps into the grow/buy local trend and also helps the conservation of a species that is becoming increasingly endangered. What other species might be able to be preserved by urban farming initiatives?

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