In the fourth and final class of our summer beekeeping series you’ll get an in depth look at the complex flavors that compose honey. This tasting is the ultimate palate training: the different properties and taste profiles of different nectar sources are immediately apparent in honey, which is arguably even more terroir-expressive than wine. You’ll taste honey from around the world, discover how honey from the same hive can change over the course of a season and explore what nectar sources you love and which ones you could live without.
You'll leave a regular connoisseur of this sweet, sticky substance.
The course will include a brief history of beekeeping, the issues around beekeeping today, and the importance of apiculture in maintaining a healthy food system. We’ll discuss honey label regulations (or lack thereof) and the best places to find raw, local honey in NYC.
About Carin Zinter
Carin is a beekeeper and educator who, through her business, C & C Orchards, provides raw, local honey to restaurants and pastry chefs in the northeast. C & C Orchards Honey was just named a finalist for the 2017 Good Food Awards! In addition to keeping bees herself, Carin is the lead educator for Brooklyn Grange's season-long beekeeping training program.
Sign up for all four of our Summer Beekeeping 101 courses at once and save $20!
Sunday, June 4th -- Beekeeping 101: Hive Building
Sunday, July 9th -- Beekeeping 101: Hive Inspection
Sunday, August 13th -- Beekeeping 101: Honey Extraction
Sunday, October 1st -- Beekeeping 101: Honey Tasting
This workshop will take place at our Brooklyn farm, located on the roof of Building 3 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Detailed directions can be found by following the link below.
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Coming to a Brooklyn Grange workshop, tour or event? Take a little piece of Brooklyn Grange home with you! Disguise yourself as one of our farmers with a Brooklyn Grange hat, or carry home some farmer's market veg in one of our handy totes! Try our hot sauce, which is good on just about everything and comes in two delicious flavors. Want to learn more about our business? We wrote a book!
PLEASE NOTE: At the present time we do not ship merchandise. Please only make a purchase if you are attending a workshop, tour or other Brooklyn Grange event. We will have a list of all items purchased at check-in and will make sure you get your goods before the end of the event!
Merchandise prices are as follows:
Hot Sauce - $8
Hat - $10
Tote - $12
Book - $22