Dominican Sisters of Hope granted beekeeping permission in Ossining

The Dominican Sisters of Hope in Ossining has been granted permission to build beehives on its property. The decision comes after a two-year struggle with the village, which had a long standing ordinance

News 12 Staff

Jul 26, 2014, 3:17 AM

Updated 3,641 days ago

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The Dominican Sisters of Hope in Ossining has been granted permission to build beehives on its property.
The decision comes after a two-year struggle with the village, which had a long standing ordinance against beekeeping.
The sisters started showing up at village board meetings and explaining how important bees are to local fruits and vegetables.
In May, the board cleared a way to make beekeeping legal in Ossining as long as people were registered.
The sisters will start building the hives next year.


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