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New Blog Post: Should LA legalize urban beekeeping? by Dr. Noah Wils

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    LA is the only major city in the United States with illegal beekeeping.

    City planners must remain forward-thinking. California is a huge agricultural state. To make any pollinators illegal is to limit agriculture. That decreases job availability, limits food production, and prevents access to education. These are social justice issues, and policy makers must take action to allow access to these resource for all residents. In 100 years, is it possible that we could have modern, urban farms on rooftops or underutilized properties? It is, if policy allows it so. Our population is growing, but our available land is not. We must be smart about how we plan for the future of urban living. We must legalize pollination, and honey bees are the best generalist pollinator available to humans…

    Continue reading on the HoneyLove Blog:
    http://honeylove.org/should-la-legalize-beekeeping/

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