Meadery Newsletter - July 2016
julio 01 2016 – Michael Lindeman
What’s happening in the Meadery
This month we have been focussing on preparing for our move to the Ark Herb Farm. Designing the production facility in SketchUp, meeting with contractors, getting quotes from vendors, and working on a new web site. Stay tuned!
New batches of Caribeno and Flan de Coco have been kegged and handed off to our distributor. Visit one of the fine establishments where our mead is sold on tap (See Product Locator), order a pint, and let us know what you think .
What’s happening in the Apiary
With the onset of the rainy season, we have begun the process of preparing the hives for the next three months of wet, cooler conditions. The Beekeeping Department of National University of Costa Rica visited one of our apiaries to do it’s annual inspection of the dreaded small hive beetle, which has begin to appear north of the border. Luckily, the small hive beetle has yet to appear in our apiaries.
What’s happening in the Creamery
We are happy to announce that a of new restaurant has begun using Cabra Rosa goat cheeses in their recipes. Please visit Al Mercat in Barrio Escalante and try some of their delicious meals that feature our cheese!
We will be participating in the RealizArte Market, which will be featuring artisanal food, crafts, and gifts. The market will be held on Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31 at Centro Comercial Plaza Real in Alajuela. This is a great opportunity to find the perfect gift for Mother's Day!
We had the pleasure of hosting two large group tours this month. A group from Emerson Electric Co enjoyed a day walking around the Ark Herb Farm and a group of 10 chefs visiting from Guilford Community College in the United States had an opportunity to taste the wonderful flavors of Costa Rica.
If you would like to book a tour, please visit our web site.
Products Available This Month
Flan de Coco
Goat Cheese with Rosemary
Goat Cheese with Pollen and Lavender
Goat Cheese with Garlic and Black Pepper
MilFlores Raw Wildflower Liquid Honey
MilFlores Raw Coffee Blossom Liquid Honey
MilFlores Multifloral Raw Creamed Honey
MilFlores Fresh Polen