They’ve been busy as bees. (Yes, there is a clear theme going on here.)
The Reisdorf family behind breakout Carmel Honey Company has been working furiously to open its new brick-and-mortar retail-tasting bar-education center on Carmel Plaza’s bottom floor.
I broke word of its coming debut last month with “MEarth, Carmel Honey Company and Bernardus furnish hope on Carmel Valley Road,” with a nod to how it all started with an elementary-school homework assignment.
Before that I spotlighted some of the flavor and adventure of the fledgling company with “PHOTOS/RECIPES: Carmel Honey Company’s success with 14-year-old pitchman.”
Now I’m happy to report CHC has opened the doors to its new home base. Hours are 10am-6pm Monday-Saturday, 11am-5pm Sunday.
It happens as Jake starts high school and earns additional accolades, as much—if not more—for his earnest advocacy for pollinators than the success of the family’s nascent business, though that has earned honors too.
Bayer’s Community Leadership Award is a new honor that recognizes people who are championing bee health on a grassroots level.
Here’s the lowdown from the official statement:
Sponsored by the Bayer North American Bee Care Program, the Community Leadership Award honors individuals and partners that have demonstrated dedication to pollinator protection and educating their communities about bee health.
New this year, Bayer expanded the scope of its awards program to show support for the future of the beekeeping industry by recognizing not only one innovative beekeeping partnership, but…
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