Posts Tagged: mead
It's World Bee Day! How did that come about? One word: Slovenia. The Republic of Slovenia, rich in beekeeping history, asked the United...
A honey bee heading for the tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cooperative Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño founded and directs the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wendy Mather, program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If you've recently visited the pollinator gardens at The Hive, a family business owned by Z Specialty Food, 1221 Harter Way, Woodland, you've...
"Queen Bee" Amina Harris of Z Specialty Food is also the executive director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Josh Zeldner, nectar director at Z Specialty Food, stands by the bee-themed conference table. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Liz Luu, formerly of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, serves as the marketing manager and the tasting room manager. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A wide-angle of The Hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This honey bee appears to be giving a "high five" of approval as it forages on the Pride of Madeira. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You may associate “tasting room” with wine in the Napa Valley, or olive oil in Fairfield, but now there's a tasting room in Woodland to...
The newly constructed HIVE, owned by Z Specialty Food, Woodland. (Photo by Elizabeth Luu)
Napa Valley has its wine tasting rooms, but Northern California now as a honey and mead (honey wine) tasting room at The HIVE, Woodland. (Photo by Elizabeth Luu)
Amina Harris, the self-described "Queen Bee" of her family-owned Z Specialty Food, is photographed in the tasting room of The HIVE.
They're described as "groundbreakers" and "risk-takers" and "trendsetters." They're known for their creativity. What they do, however, does not...
Like to learn secrets of making mead from award-winning mead makers? The UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center will host a two-day course May 21-22 on "Mead: Getting Creative." (Image courtesy of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center)
Enthusiasm is building and buzzing for the California Master Beekeeper Program's online course, "An Introduction to Mead 2021," set...
Master Beekeeper Mark Carlson of San Francisco will present an online course, hosted by the California Master Beekeeper Program, on "An Introduction to Mead 2021." (Photo courtesy of Mark Carlson)
Make mine mead! Mead is "the fastest growing alcoholic beverage category in the United States," according to the American Mead Makers Association. (Photo courtesy of Mark Carlson)