Commerce Court is pleased to welcome two bee hives to its north tower for the next three years, as part of our commitment to a sustainability. As part of our sustainable site program, we do not use any pesticides that can harm birds, butterflies and bees.
We have partnered with Alveole to install two bee hives helping enhance the honey bee population in Toronto.
Did you know?
- The honey bee population worldwide and in Canada has suffered significant losses due to several stressors such as pesticides, monoculture (lack of food variety), and climate change. Since one third of our food supply is reliant on the work of pollinators, it is imperative that action is taken to help reverse population loss among honey bees.
- At Commerce Court, we hope to contribute to the solution by joining other QuadReal buildings by hosting a home for honey bees and helping create a more sustainable urban environment.
- To learn More about the issue of pollinator health and how you can help, download our info sheet HERE
We are pleased to be offering two workshops this year, beginning with Introduction to Urban Beekeeping which will take place July 12, 2018. Stay tuned for more information closer to the date. To remain informed of all our upcoming events, sign up for our monthly e-newsletter Compass.