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  • Celebrating the Humble Honeybee

    by Pirjo Raits, Sooke News Mirror – May 25, 2010 VITAL FOOD LINK DISAPPEARING The sweet, sticky amber liquid that has been called the nectar of ...
  • How weather affects honey and the taste of new vintages.

    Did you know that each vintage of honey is unique?  Every year the bees can forage in exactly the same area and yet, depending on what the weathe...
  • Spare dandelions to feed the bees

    Before you mow your dandelions, consider how food options for pollinators are scarce this time of year. Those sunny little flowers are a very imp...
  • Éconmusée promotes artisans at work

    Éconmusée promotes artisans at work by  Pirjo Raits - Sooke News Mirror Scattered throughout Quebec are artisans who manage to maintain the tradi...
  • Victoria businesses join global climate strike, some close shop

    Victoria businesses join global climate strike, some close shop Andrew Duffy / Times Colonist As many as 50 Greater Victoria businesses have signe...
  • Featured Winery

    Featured Winery by Robert Bell, WinesofCanada.com One of the best places for producing Mead is Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery in Sooke* Brit...
  • The Mystery of the Missing Bees

    The Mystery of the Missing Bees by Susan Hauser, Northwest Palate – September/ October 2008 B.C. Beekeeper Optimistic Despite Losses Bob Liptrot’s...
  • THE BREWER’S APPRENTICE: AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO THE ART AND CRAFT OF BEER BREWING, TAUGHT BY THE MASTERS

    THE BREWER’S APPRENTICE: AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO THE ART AND CRAFT OF BEER BREWING, TAUGHT BY THE MASTERS by Greg Koch and Matt Allyn Unlike most b...
  • How weather affects honey and the taste of new vintages

    Did you know that each vintage of honey is unique?  Every year the bees can forage in exactly the same area and yet, depending on what the weather...
  • Sooke’s the Place to Quench a Need for Mead

    Sooke’s the Place to Quench a Need for Mead by Garth Eichel, Victoria Times Colonist – Thursday, May 26, 2011 It’s remarkable to consider that ove...
  • Pairing Tugwell Creek’s Meads

    Pairing Tugwell Creek’s Meads by IdeaZone Many people struggle with how to pair meads with foods. In our case, this is easy. Our meads are more wi...