Preface Chapter 1. Welcome to the Waldorf Chapter 2. The First American Tycoon: John Jacob Astor in New York CityChapter 3. Before the Empire State Building, the Waldorf Astoria Stood HereChapter 4. Life of the Honeybee: From Egg to AdultChapter 5. A Good Chef Is Like a Musician: David Garcelon's JourneyChapter 6. Life of the Female Honeybee: Janitor, Forager, and Everything In-BetweenChapter 7. An Idea Blossoms: Chef Garcelon's First Hotel Garden and ApiaryChapter 8. Life of the Male Honeybee: The DroneChapter 9. Twenty Stories High: A Vision of the Waldorf's Honeybee GardenChapter 10. Life of the Queen: Mother of Them AllChapter 11. Bringing Bees and a Garden to the WaldorfChapter 12. Beekeeping through the AgesChapter 13. A Match Made in Heaven: St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church and the Waldorf Astoria HotelChapter 14. In the Dark of the Hive: The Sensory World of the HoneybeeChapter 15. Across the Street, but Worlds Apart: Feeding the Hungry at St. Bart'sChapter 16. Apples, Lavender, Tomatoes, and Tarragon-Exploring the Waldorf's Garden with Chef Betz Chapter 17. Wings!Chapter 18. Fare Share Friday: New York City Hotels Give BackChapter 19. Epilogue. Saving the Treasures at the Waldorf Waldorf Astoria Kitchen and Peacock Alley Bar Recipes Using HoneyAcknowledgmentsBibliographyIndex
Leslie Day is a New York City naturalist. The author of Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City, Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City, and Field Guide to the Neighborhood Birds of New York City, Dr. Day taught environmental science and biology for more than twenty years. Today, she leads nature walks, gives talks, and teaches at the New York Botanical Garden.
An inside story that will be loved by history buffs, gardening fans, and bee lovers alike. * Chicago Botanic Garden "One Book One Garden" Program *