Month: July 2017

What does honey from a Flow Hive taste like?

What does honey from a Flow Hive taste like?

I recently tasted some honey from a local Edmonton beekeeper using a Flow Hive. If you’re not familiar, the Flow Hive is a new type of beehive design that started making the rounds on social media about a year ago when the company launched its…

Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios comes to Edmonton

Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios comes to Edmonton

The first thing I saw after stepping into the blue-and-yellow-striped big top was a lizard man perched above the crowd, hissing and throwing popcorn at laughing audience members as they waited for the show to start. Needless to say, it’s a theatre experience I never…

Edmonton’s honey sommelier at your service

Edmonton’s honey sommelier at your service

Last fall, I did a blind tasting of some honey samples from local Edmonton beehives. I was asked to do so by Dustin Bajer, one of Edmonton’s beekeeping experts and fellow Food Council member, on behalf of the YEG Bees Honey Co-Op: a collection of local beekeepers…