CEDAR RAPIDS – You can’t yet (legally) keep a bee hive in your backyard in Cedar Rapids, but you can take a class to learn how to be a beekeeper. Iowa has seen an uptick in beekeeping classes that are offered throughout the state, with a record 27 courses that will be held in the […]
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By Cindy Hadish/Homegrown Iowan CEDAR RAPIDS – A new buzz at City Hall could prove sweet for bee lovers. On Wednesday, the Cedar Rapids Development Committee gave wing to what could lead to an ordinance allowing beekeeping in city limits. Council members Monica Vernon and Susie Weinacht, with Pat Shey absent, both noted their approval […]
NORTH LIBERTY – Neighbors no longer must give their approval to chicken-seeking residents of North Liberty, under the initial reading of a proposed ordinance change. City Council members last night voted 3-2 to pass the first of three readings to allow up to four chickens per household.