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Show Me the Honey: From Your Bees!

A honey bee foraging on star thistle, Centaurea solstitialis. It's an invasive weed but makes great honey, beekeepers and honey connoisseurs say. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Imagine watching your honey bees gathering nectar from star thistle--which some beekeepers claim makes the best honey. (Yes, Centaurea solstitialis is an invasive weed. The love-hate relationship runs deep; farmers and environmentalists hate it;...

A honey bee foraging on star thistle, Centaurea solstitialis. It's an invasive weed but makes great honey, beekeepers and honey connoisseurs say. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on star thistle, Centaurea solstitialis. It's an invasive weed but makes great honey, beekeepers and honey connoisseurs say. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on star thistle, Centaurea solstitialis. It's an invasive weed but makes great honey, beekeepers and honey connoisseurs say. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey comb being processed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey comb being processed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey comb being processed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The colors of honey sparkle in the sunlight. This photo, taken in 2009, shows former UC Davis bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey (now of Washington State University) and her then assistant, Elizabeth Frost (now of New South Wales) at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The colors of honey sparkle in the sunlight. This photo, taken in 2009, shows former UC Davis bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey (now of Washington State University) and her then assistant, Elizabeth Frost (now of New South Wales) at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The colors of honey sparkle in the sunlight. This photo, taken in 2009, shows former UC Davis bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey (now of Washington State University) and her then assistant, Elizabeth Frost (now of New South Wales) at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Oh, Honey!

The taste of honey right from the hive--delicious! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Oh, honey! Are you better than all the others? Make way for the Good Food Awards competition, opening July 6. This year is the second consecutive year for the honey category. Last year more than 50 beekeepers from throughout the United States entered...

The taste of honey right from the hive--delicious! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The taste of honey right from the hive--delicious! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The taste of honey right from the hive--delicious! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A frame of honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A frame of honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A frame of honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jar of honey gleaming in the sun. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A jar of honey gleaming in the sun. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jar of honey gleaming in the sun. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 5:00 PM
 
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