Top chef's beehive creating buzz about the city
Copyright: Herald & Times Group
May 25, 2012
Now, after years of regeneration and investment, Glasgow's Gorbals district truly has a buzz about it ... as it was unveiled as the new home of a colony of honeybees.
Michelin-starred chef Martin Wishart became the first chef in Europe to sponsor a community hive, when 20,000 Carniolan bees, the very first in a ground-breaking project, were introduced to his new hive yesterday.
The bees are native to Slovenia and celebrated for their docile nature and tolerance to climates such as Scotland's.
They are expected to produce around 50kg of the first-ever Gorbals Honey by September...
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