PORTLAND, Ore. — New Seasons Market has installed two honeybee colonies in rooftop beehives at its store in Happy Valley, Ore. Honey produced by the 50,000 bees will eventually be sold in New Seasons’ stores. The declining bee population nationwide was part of the retailer’s motivation for keeping bees. “As a kid, I grew up with bee boxes in my back yard, tending bees and harvesting honey, and many of New Seasons’ staff have worked on farms or their ...
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