'Amazing change' for Montreal homeless men taking part in urban beekeeping program

Helping homeless people in Montreal reintegrate into society by teaching them to care for bees may seem like an unusual approach, but organizers of the Accueil Bonneau honey program say it's been a real success story.

"When they get to be hands on, they see that it's all about being confident and being at peace with the bees," said Geneviève Kieffer Després, director of communications and special projects.

Accueil Bonneau, a local group that offers a drop-in day centre and variety of services for homeless men, partnered with Montreal urban beekeeping company Alvéole four years ago.

Read the full story at cbc.ca.

Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
See other pages related to Montreal ICF Member News

Showing 1 reaction

Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.