Minnesotan To Meet: Beez Kneez Founder Kristy AllenAfter working on Bar Bell Bee Ranch, owned by her aunt and uncle, Kristy Allen decided to combine her two favorite things –bees and biking – to create her own business.
DeRusha Eats: Decadent Honey Bon-Bons For Your ValentineOn Valentine's Day, Jason DeRusha turned his attention to chocolate. More so. That's because one of the top 10 chocolatiers in North America is right here in St. Paul.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Honey RecipesLocal bees are very important. They make the fruits, they make the seeds. Without them we would have no wildflowers, no apples, no oranges. So I like to usE good honey in all sorts of recipes. Here are Dara's Top 5!
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Honey RecipesLocal bees are very important. They make the fruits, they make the seeds. Without them we would have no wildflowers, no apples, no oranges. So I like to usE good honey in all sorts of recipes. Here are Dara's Top 5!
Finding Minnesota: Getting Buzzed On Honey WineWinemaking has brought sweet success to one Minnesota family, but they've been stung many times in the process. WineHaven is an award-winning vineyard and winery, but its best-selling product doesn't involve any grapes at all. It's a wine made of honey.
How Honeybees Are Helping Minnesotans With DisabilitiesHoneybees are helping to change the lives of some Minnesotans living with disabilities. Just last year, Midwest Special Services in Shoreview started a bee keeping program for its clients, making a sweet difference in their lives.
You Can Help The Hardest Workers At The Fair...Or AnywhereIf honey bees were to disappear, the world -- not to mention the State Fair -- would grow to be a much bleaker place. "Apples, oranges – things like that – they’d all be gone," said Emily Campbell, the 2013 American Honey Princess.
Best Lounge Bars In MinnesotaShaken, stirred or on the rocks, these classic watering holes in Minnesota won't disappoint.
Movie Blog: 'More Than Honey' Gives A Hive-View Look Into What's Killing BeesAnd right now I'm even tempted to describe the doc as refreshing and nutritious as honey. And so I will. More Than Honey is just that -- it's smart, multi-layered, glittering with interesting characters, varied scenes, and Planet Earth-pretty images of bees, flying, working, mating, dying, enduring. More Than Honey is easily one of my favorite science docs this year. And while it's not all doom-saying, don't thinks movie won't give you pause. Ands loads to think about.
Honey Production, Fruit Picking Delayed By Late SpringNow that the weather has finally warmed up, farmer's markets are back in business. But, you may not see some of your favorite foods right away. Fresh fruits and the honey supply will be delayed this year. Step into the packing facility for Ames Farm Unlimited, and it seems like business as usual. But owner Brian Fredricksen says all the jarred honey, candles and honeycomb are leftovers from last summer.
Bite Of Minnesota: Honey Poached OrangesA few years ago I was a guest on the Fresh and Local Show on AM950 along with a talented blogger and photographer, Susan Powers.