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California Honey Festival: It Was All the Buzz

It was all the buzz. Thousands of bee and honey enthusiasts made a beeline for  the California Honey Festival, held last Saturday on the...

Beekeepers Rick Moehrke and Casey Scott of the Sacramento Area Beekeepers' Association answer questions from attendees at the California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Beekeepers Rick Moehrke and Casey Scott of the Sacramento Area Beekeepers' Association answer questions from attendees at the California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Beekeepers Rick Moehrke and Casey Scott of the Sacramento Area Beekeepers' Association answer questions from attendees at the California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Charles McMaster, a U.S. Army veteran from Copperas Cove, Texas, explained what the Hives for Heroes is all about. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Charles McMaster, a U.S. Army veteran from Copperas Cove, Texas, explained what the Hives for Heroes is all about. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Charles McMaster, a U.S. Army veteran from Copperas Cove, Texas, explained what the Hives for Heroes is all about. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steve Hays, retired sheriff's deputy, Sacramento County and founder of Second Chance Beekeeping Reentry Service, talked about his program and how inmates are learning beekeeping and getting
Steve Hays, retired sheriff's deputy, Sacramento County and founder of Second Chance Beekeeping Reentry Service, talked about his program and how inmates are learning beekeeping and getting "a second chance." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steve Hays, retired sheriff's deputy, Sacramento County and founder of Second Chance Beekeeping Reentry Service, talked about his program and how inmates are learning beekeeping and getting "a second chance." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Alexis Herbert and Missy Rianda of the Honeybee Discovery Center, Orland, offering bee products. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Alexis Herbert and Missy Rianda of the Honeybee Discovery Center, Orland, offering bee products. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Alexis Herbert and Missy Rianda of the Honeybee Discovery Center, Orland, offering bee products. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Amina Harris, retired founding director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center and now the
Amina Harris, retired founding director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center and now the "queen bee" of her family's Woodland-based Z Food Specialty and The HIVE, offers attendees a taste of honey. She and the City of Woodland co-founded the California Honey Festival in 2017. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Amina Harris, retired founding director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center and now the "queen bee" of her family's Woodland-based Z Food Specialty and The HIVE, offers attendees a taste of honey. She and the City of Woodland co-founded the California Honey Festival in 2017. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)


"Queen Bee" Inna Eyrih of Hawaiian Honey AT&S offers honey samples to attendees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Queen Bee" Inna Eyrih of Hawaiian Honey AT&S offers honey samples to attendees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This man waiting in line at a California Honey Festival booth wears a sweatshirt expressing a message of compassion, unity and love. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This man waiting in line at a California Honey Festival booth wears a sweatshirt expressing a message of compassion, unity and love. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This man waiting in line at a California Honey Festival booth wears a sweatshirt expressing a message of compassion, unity and love. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources

Forecast of Heavy Rain, Wind Changes Location of California Honey Festival

Despite the weather forecast of heavy rain and wind, honey bees will still be "attending" the California Honey Festival. They'll be safe and...

The California Honey Festival will include bee observation hives. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The California Honey Festival will include bee observation hives. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The California Honey Festival will include bee observation hives. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024 at 4:43 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

California Honey Festival Is the Place to 'Bee'

Show me the honey? Show me the California Honey Festival. The annual event, which emphasizes the importance of bees, and promotes honey and honey...

Bee observation hives attract attention at the annual California Honey Festival. Visitors delight in pointing out the queen bee and checking out the workers and drones. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee observation hives attract attention at the annual California Honey Festival. Visitors delight in pointing out the queen bee and checking out the workers and drones. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee observation hives attract attention at the annual California Honey Festival. Visitors delight in pointing out the queen bee and checking out the workers and drones. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)


"Queen bee" Amina Harris, retired director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center that she founded in 2012, also co-founded the California Honey Festival in 2017. In this archived photo from last year, she offers attendees a taste of honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Queen bee" Amina Harris, retired director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center that she founded in 2012, also co-founded the California Honey Festival in 2017. In this archived photo from last year, she offers attendees a taste of honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the 2023 California Honey Festival, Wendy Mather, co-program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, delighted in greeting the crowd and posing for photos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
At the 2023 California Honey Festival, Wendy Mather, co-program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, delighted in greeting the crowd and posing for photos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the 2023 California Honey Festival, Wendy Mather, co-program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, delighted in greeting the crowd and posing for photos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024 at 5:27 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

'Dr. Zac' to Present UC Davis Seminar on Honey Bee Research, Life Experiences

"A lot of students take a gap year between their undergrad and grad program," says honey bee scientist Zac Lamas, a National Institute of...

Honey bee scientist Zac Lamas, a National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) postdoctoral fellow with the USDA's Agricultural Research Services.
Honey bee scientist Zac Lamas, a National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) postdoctoral fellow with the USDA's Agricultural Research Services.

Honey bee scientist Zac Lamas, a National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) postdoctoral fellow with the USDA's Agricultural Research Services.

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 4:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Don’t Miss This Seminar on Pesticides and Honey Bees

Noted bee scientist Jamie Ellis, a University of Florida professor, will speak on "Understanding the Risks that Pesticides Pose to Honey Bees"...

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Posted on Friday, March 29, 2024 at 5:21 PM
Tags: Honey bees (0), Jamie Ellis (0), pesticides (0)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management

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