Honey and Pollination Center News
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It's going to be a honey of a festival.
The Feast fundraising dinner coming up on Saturday, February 11th by UC Davis Dateline
Kathy Keatley Garvey writes about our two upcoming events, World of Honey on February 1st and the Feast on February 11th
The fourth annual fundraiser for the Honey & Pollination Center--inviting the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden to the table!
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
World of Honey California honey tasting on Thursday, October 20, 2016
How to taste honey with Amina Harris, Director, Honey & Pollination Center--just in time for Rosh Hashanah.
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.
The US has joined the EU, Australia and others by declaring ALL natural, pure honey GMO FREE.
$2,500 worth in prizes were given to four graduate student poster winners for the 2nd Annual Bee Symposium on Saturday, May 7, 2016.
The Honey & Pollination Center will host its second annual Bee Symposium--written by Kathy Keatley Garvey on the Bug Squad
Feast, Bee Symposium and Honey Sensory Experience Q&A
New honey tasting short course at UC Davis by the Honey & Pollination Center
World of Honey International Honey tasting on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Article written by Kathy Keatley Garvey from the Bug Squad
Premier of the World of Honey tasting series in 2016
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!
Amina Harris, Director of the Honey & Pollination Center on GotMead Live show.
Make way for the Good Food Awards opening July 6, 2015. Article written by Kathy Keatley Garvey on the Bug Squad
With her honey flavor wheel and honey library, this expert wants to change Americans' relationship to a controversial sweetener.
Bee time-lapse video shot at UC Davis made it to the National Geographic website!
The Honey and Pollination Center hosts a Taste of Mead and Honey
The second successful mead making course at UC Davis, with more yet to come.
The all new honey wheel at UC Davis.
There's no shortage of interest in our new honey flavor and aroma wheel, like in this article written from the Davis Enterprise.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Honey and Pollination Center begins development of Honey flavor Wheel
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!
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.
The California Bountiful Foundation supports our work on the Honey Flavor Wheel!