Campus Honeybees

Sustainable initiatives are rooted in campus amenities and activities.


Campus Apiaries

Ballantyne Bees

Ballantyne Apiary

Honeybee Hives

800,000 bees have produced 400 pounds of honey.

Ballantyne's Backyard is home to 12 honeybee hives. The apiary is maintained by certified beekeeper Robert Suydam of the Mecklenburg County Beekeepers Association (MCBA). Ballantyne wildflower honey can be found at Northwood’s community events, Ballantyne® campus hotels and online.