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A sweet sponsorship opportunity

Nature lovers in Haute-Loire with a sweet tooth can forge a meaningful partnership with mother nature thanks to a beekeeping sponsorship scheme... in the heart of the town of Le Puy en Velay.

In the twelve months since it opened, the rooftop of Aurore and Frédéric Treille’s shop, which sells beekeeping equipment and honey products, has been transformed into a thriving urban honey factory with fifteen hives.

Contrary to popular belief, bees do well in towns and cities, because pesticides are prohibited and a wide range of flowers are available to them.

Aurore and Frédéric educate visitors on the important role played by bees, offer tips on how to manage a hive, and invite people to become a sponsor of a hive. In return, ...

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