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The Feast: A Celebration With Mead and Honey

A honey bee foraging on a flowering quince on Jan. 21, 2015. Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Soon the quince and almonds will burst into bloom. Soon the honey bees will be buzzing all over them. And soon will be the third annual "The Feast: A Celebration with Mead and Honey," formerly known as the "Mid-Winter Beekeepers'...

Posted on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 3:57 PM

You Can Make a Meal Out of Mealworms

Flavored meal worms were first on the menu. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You can make a meal out of mealworms. It's cricket to eat Cambodian crickets. And who wouldn't want a plate of teriyaki grasshopper kebobs paired with Rubicon Angus Scottish Ale? "Don't worry, be hoppy," said celebrity bug chef David George...

Posted on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Have a Few Crickets With Your K├Âlsch

Would you eat  honey bee larvae? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These things go together: Ham and eggs, macaroni and cheese, and beer and bugs. Beer and bugs? Definitely! Haven't you ever had a few crickets with your Kölsch? Well, you will if you attend the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food...

Posted on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 5:36 PM

The Good Life

A garden spider wraps its prey, a honey bee, in The Good Life Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Okra. You either love it or hate. If you hate it, it's probably because of its characteristic "slime" that it produces. It's a mucilaginous plant. If you love it-- absolutely love it--you may be from the Deep South, where okra is king. They bread...

Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 9:35 PM

Debut Event of UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center

A frame of honey from the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you want to know more about honey and pollination, then mark your calendar for Saturday, Oct. 27. That's the date of the debut event of the newly established Honey and Pollination Center of the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science...

Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 6:48 PM

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