Honey and Pollination Center News

Aug 05, 2013
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Buying Organic Honey? Here’s What You Should Know.

Buying Organic Honey? Here’s What You Should Know.

by Liz Luu — last modified Jul 11, 2017 03:13 PM

Organic honey might not be as accessible and as great as you might think.

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Graduate Student Winners - Bee Symposium 2017

Graduate Student Winners - Bee Symposium 2017

by Liz Luu — last modified May 30, 2017 10:50 AM

Winners of the Graduate Student Poster Contest at the Bee Symposium 2017 on May 7th.

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The Sweetest Festival Around

The Sweetest Festival Around

by Liz Luu — last modified May 11, 2017 12:40 PM

Amina Harris, Director of the Honey & Pollination Center giving a tasting with Chef Casey Willard from Seka Hills, cooking

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Woodland To Host California's First Honey-Themed Festival

Woodland To Host California's First Honey-Themed Festival

by Liz Luu — last modified May 11, 2017 12:36 PM

Amina Harris, Director of the Honey & Pollination Center on Capitol Public Radio, Insight.

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Third Annual UC Davis Bee Symposium: Last Day to Register Is May 3

Third Annual UC Davis Bee Symposium: Last Day to Register Is May 3

by Liz Luu — last modified Apr 27, 2017 02:19 PM

Register for the 3rd Annual Bee Symposium: Keeping Bees Healthy on Sunday, May 7th.

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 If You're a Grad Student Doing Pollination Research at a California University...

If You're a Grad Student Doing Pollination Research at a California University...

by Liz Luu — last modified May 11, 2017 12:32 PM

Graduate student poster contest at the Bee Symposium--article by Kathy Keatley Garvey

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 Steve Sheppard: Keynote Speaker at UC Davis Bee Symposium

Steve Sheppard: Keynote Speaker at UC Davis Bee Symposium

by Liz Luu — last modified May 11, 2017 12:17 PM

Steve Sheppard will be speaking at the Bee Symposium on May 7th about bees and mushrooms.

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It's a Honey of a Festival

It's a Honey of a Festival

by Liz Luu — last modified Feb 28, 2017 05:37 PM

It's going to be a honey of a festival.

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What a Feast It Will Be, Benefiting Honey and Pollination Center

What a Feast It Will Be, Benefiting Honey and Pollination Center

by Liz Luu — last modified Jan 25, 2017 02:29 PM

The Feast fundraising dinner coming up on Saturday, February 11th by UC Davis Dateline

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February Promises to Be 'Honey of a Month' for UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center

February Promises to Be 'Honey of a Month' for UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center

by Liz Luu — last modified Jan 25, 2017 02:26 PM

Kathy Keatley Garvey writes about our two upcoming events, World of Honey on February 1st and the Feast on February 11th

February Promises to Be 'Honey of a Month' for UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center - Read More…

2017 Feast: A Celebration of Mead and Honey

2017 Feast: A Celebration of Mead and Honey

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 29, 2016 02:04 PM

The fourth annual fundraiser for the Honey & Pollination Center--inviting the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden to the table!

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What's For Dinner?

What's For Dinner?

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 02, 2016 02:48 PM

Ann Evans, a founder of the Davis Farmers Market, Food Co-op, and designer of the Feast menu at the Honey & Pollination Center, updates her cookbook

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The Taste of Honey--Pomegranate Honey

The Taste of Honey--Pomegranate Honey

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 02, 2016 04:13 PM

World of Honey California honey tasting on Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Adding notes of flavor, honey sweetens new year

Adding notes of flavor, honey sweetens new year

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 17, 2016 03:24 PM

How to taste honey with Amina Harris, Director, Honey & Pollination Center--just in time for Rosh Hashanah.

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September 22, 2016: Entomology Awards and more

September 22, 2016: Entomology Awards and more

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 02, 2016 02:54 PM

The Honey and Pollination Center at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science is pleased to announce that it donated over $65,000 to the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology.

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Congratulations to Our Graduate Student Winners!

Congratulations to Our Graduate Student Winners!

by Liz Luu — last modified Jun 03, 2016 01:55 PM

$2,500 worth in prizes were given to four graduate student poster winners for the 2nd Annual Bee Symposium on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

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Not Too Late for a Date with the Bee Experts

Not Too Late for a Date with the Bee Experts

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 02, 2016 04:19 PM

The Honey & Pollination Center will host its second annual Bee Symposium--written by Kathy Keatley Garvey on the Bug Squad

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UC Davis to Present the First Honey Sensory Experience

UC Davis to Present the First Honey Sensory Experience

by Liz Luu — last modified Oct 27, 2016 04:41 PM

Feast, Bee Symposium and Honey Sensory Experience Q&A

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April 1, 2016: Honey Sensory Experience Debuts at UC Davis

April 1, 2016: Honey Sensory Experience Debuts at UC Davis

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 02, 2016 02:52 PM

New honey tasting short course at UC Davis by the Honey & Pollination Center

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Honey, You Ought to Attend This!

Honey, You Ought to Attend This!

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 02, 2016 04:26 PM

World of Honey International Honey tasting on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Article written by Kathy Keatley Garvey from the Bug Squad

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March 28, 2016: World of Honey - International Honey Tasting

March 28, 2016: World of Honey - International Honey Tasting

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 02, 2016 02:54 PM

Premier of the World of Honey tasting series in 2016

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Watch Now! Mead Making Class Promo

Watch Now! Mead Making Class Promo

by Liz Luu — last modified Jun 21, 2016 04:41 PM

The promo http://www.meadology.com filmed for the Honey and Pollination Center at UC Davis. Be sure to check out our wonderful mead-making classes!

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Got Mead Live - Amina Harris

Got Mead Live - Amina Harris

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 02, 2016 04:08 PM

Amina Harris, Director of the Honey & Pollination Center on GotMead Live show.

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Oh, Honey!

Oh, Honey!

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 02, 2016 04:32 PM

Make way for the Good Food Awards opening July 6, 2015. Article written by Kathy Keatley Garvey on the Bug Squad

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Amina Harris: You’re Tasting Honey All Wrong

Amina Harris: You’re Tasting Honey All Wrong

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 01, 2016 05:25 PM

With her honey flavor wheel and honey library, this expert wants to change Americans' relationship to a controversial sweetener.

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Our Girls Made the News!

Our Girls Made the News!

by Zoey Wolinsky — last modified May 27, 2015 03:53 PM

Bee time-lapse video shot at UC Davis made it to the National Geographic website!

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January 20, 2015: A Taste of Mead and Honey

January 20, 2015: A Taste of Mead and Honey

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 02, 2016 02:55 PM

The Honey and Pollination Center hosts a Taste of Mead and Honey

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Mead-Making at UC Davis

Mead-Making at UC Davis

by Liz Luu — last modified Dec 12, 2014 11:34 AM

The second successful mead making course at UC Davis, with more yet to come.

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What's That Flavor?

What's That Flavor?

by Evan White — last modified Aug 19, 2014 02:06 PM

There's no shortage of interest in our new honey flavor and aroma wheel, like in this article written from the Davis Enterprise.

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Honey Wheel in the News!

Honey Wheel in the News!

by Evan White — last modified Aug 19, 2014 02:19 PM

The newly-minted Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel, developed right here at the Honey and Pollination Center, has been at the center of much attention!

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Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel is Complete!

Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel is Complete!

by Evan White — last modified Aug 14, 2014 12:29 PM

The Honey and Pollination center brought together a tasting panel of twenty, including trained tasters, beekeepers and food enthusiasts worked for nearly a year together with a sensory scientist to come up with almost 100 descriptors!

Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel is Complete! - Read More…

Ken Schramm Wins Prestigious AHA Governing Committee Recognition Award

Ken Schramm Wins Prestigious AHA Governing Committee Recognition Award

by Evan White — last modified Jul 07, 2014 02:45 PM

Celebrated mead maker Ken Schramm wins the 2014 Governing Committee Recognition Award from the American Home Brewers Association. Schramm was one of the featured guests and speakers at our Mead makers Short Course earlier this year.

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Honey Tasting Panel Will Help Create New Flavor Wheel

Honey Tasting Panel Will Help Create New Flavor Wheel

by Evan White — last modified Apr 23, 2014 03:44 PM

There's been much excitement over the development of a Honey Flavor Wheel. Center Director Amina Harris was involved with a honey tasting panel geared toward helping to identify honey flavors and aromas.

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Mead Makers Short Course Premier is Worth Repeating!

Mead Makers Short Course Premier is Worth Repeating!

by Evan White — last modified Jun 06, 2014 02:12 PM

The first-ever Mead Makers Short Course, held at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science on the UC Davis campus, and produced by the Honey and Pollination Center: Two packed days of tastings, lectures and networking. See photos from the event here. Videos and Power Point outlines from each session available below.

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The Wheel in the News

The Wheel in the News

by Amina Harris — last modified Dec 10, 2013 02:57 PM

Honey and Pollination Center begins development of Honey flavor Wheel

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Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing

Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing

by Cal — last modified Oct 01, 2013 03:50 PM

In this enlightening TED talk, Dr. Marla Spivak sheds light on the interrelated issues creating colony collapse disorder and the simple way in which we, humans on the planet, can begin to support a change that would improve bee health and our own lives!

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UC Davis pollination expert and Institute leader focus on honey at CIA

UC Davis pollination expert and Institute leader focus on honey at CIA

by Cal — last modified Oct 30, 2013 01:30 PM

Pollination ecologist Neal Williams, assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and Amina Harris, director of the Honey and Pollination Center, will be among the speakers at the 10th annual Invitational Leadership Forum, hosted by the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, St. Helena, and UCD.

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April 26, 2013: Luncheon in the Garden

April 26, 2013: Luncheon in the Garden

by Liz Luu — last modified Nov 02, 2016 02:55 PM

Five course meal using honey in the Good Life Garden with chefs from Northern California and Davis

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Calendar

Upcoming Events at the Center

  • November 10-11, 2017: Honey Sensory Experience: An Introduction
  • January 11, 2018: Mead Making Bootcamp
  • January 12-13, 2018: Beginner's Introduction to Making Mead
  • February 2-3, 2018: Intermediate Mead Making: The Styles and Nuances of Mead (TBD)
  • March 3, 2018: Bee Symposium - Lead speaker Tom Seeley
  • May 5, 2018: Annual California Honey Festival (TBD)
  • August 13-18, 2018: Advanced Mead Making (TBD)

 

Other Campus Events

 

 

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