There seems to be a longing for sweets this time of year, perhaps in an attempt to brighten the bitter winds of winter—but we also need nutrient-dense nourishment to prepare our bodies for the months ahead.
Efficacy will always be the top requirement of beauty products, but there is a growing call among conscious consumers for a traceable, accountable chain of sourcing.
The humble bee is at the centre of a growing farm-to-face movement in the beauty industry that is harnessing the repair signal to heal wrinkle breakage and slow the breakup of cells that occurs as we age.
From beekeeping benefactors to celebrated chefs, B.C. is buzzing with creators who have developed charitable programs and culinary offerings that are focused on the importance of pollination.
Scan the shelves of any gourmet shop and you’ll find a plethora of honeys. Ranging in colour from pale yellow to a deep amber hue, they often hail from exotic locations like Corsica or Provence not our own backyard. Miels d’Anicet is liquid Canadian gold.
Canadian honey is celebrated for its superior quality. Unfortunately, big-brand honey producers have begun to take advantage of this reputation.
There is no shortage of specialties on the shelves of fine food stores or at farmers’ markets, but standing out from the crowds of jars are the specialty honey infusions from Mellifera Bees.