New York, the urban reference for honey producers. In 2008 was founded the New York City Beekeepers Association. This association take care for and develops fifty hives located on the terraces and roofs of houses dotted around the five boroughs.
But beekeeping had a ban period of eleven years. Since 1999, when Mayor Rudolph Giuliani included bees in a list of prohibited animals. In March 2010, Mayor Michael Bloomberg restored the legality of this activity.
Currently not only home citizens develop beekeeping. Also is developed in some schools and hotels, where students and guests, respectively, can if they want to approach to this activity in the heart of the big metropolis. The honey obtained is sold and can be purchased online.