Celebrate the Honey Harvest with LHC & Craft LDN

Celebrate the Honey Harvest with LHC & Craft LDN

We're teaming up with Stevie Parle's Craft LDN on Saturday 9th September to mark the culmination of the beekeeping season, the honey harvest.  Stevie Parle and Craft LDN Head Chef Ana Cortes Garcia will welcome guests to the restaurant for champagne & honey sweetened cocktails, snacks and a honey-inspired three course dinner. Dinner will...

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Write Us a Letter to Join the Party

Write Us a Letter to Join the Party

  Next week we're having a knees up in the warehouse to celebrate the launch of Steve and Aly's new book, Letters to a Beekeeper.  Much as we'd love to have all of you there, sadly we can't fit everyone in. However, we always love to hear from you about...

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Why we Support Bees for Development

Why we Support Bees for Development

Today we received an update from Nicola who runs Bees for Development, the amazing charity which helps vulnerable communities in poor countries to achieve self-sufficiency through beekeeping. I was heartened to hear how one of our donations to the charity is being used, to know that we are supporting others far...

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Can We Learn About Democracy From Honeybees?

Can We Learn About Democracy From Honeybees?

An illustration of honeybees swarming from the front cover of Thomas Seeley's book Honeybee Democracy Don't worry, I'm not about to suggest how you should vote if you're still to visit the polling station on your way home tonight. With tensions running high on this election day, it's worth remembering...

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Menu Spy...Inspiration from the Chefs

Menu Spy...Inspiration from the Chefs

Firedog W1: Chargrilled plums, kaymak, honey, salted pistachios & toasted brioche. Photo from @Firedogw1 on twitter. Firedog in West London offer Aegean inspired food, think Greek and Turkish flavours.Their chargrilled plums are a brilliant brunch idea. Kaymak is similar to clotted cream, but traditionally can be made with milk from water buffalos or sheep,...

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Feed Your Skin

Feed Your Skin

I just stumbled across one of my favourite books, Feed Your Face, by Dian Dincin Buchman. Many teenage hours were spent raiding the fridge and hiding out in the bathroom, blanketed in oatmeal mixtures to beautify myself. This treasure trove of a book, pilfered from my mother's bookshelf, is packed...

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French Cheese and English Honey Recipes

French Cheese and English Honey Recipes

We never get tired of honey and cheese recipes, this classic combination has so many variations, as no two cheeses or honeys are ever quite the same. So I was delighted to see our honey featured in a blog post by the food writer Karen Burns-Booth, at Lavender and Lovage,...

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Creating a Buzz in the Garden

Creating a Buzz in the Garden

A solitary bee on a dandelion. This Easter weekend, despite the reassuringly British forecast of showers and sunny spells, many of us are eager to get out into the garden. It’s a great opportunity to think about how to make your patch a haven, not only for yourself, but for...

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