Each spring Millstone Farm offers a variety of workshops to help educate and empower us to grow and preserve our own food and learn homesteading skills like beekeeping and chicken keeping. This spring mushroom growing, raising chickens, and beekeeping for beginners are schedule for May. If you are interested, I encourage you to sign up soon before they fill up.
Ark of Taste Honeys: A Lecture and Educational Tasting
With Author and Honey Sommelier Marina Marchese
Culinary Demonstration and Tasting with Chef Silvia Baldini and
Heirloom and Ark of Taste Food Discussion with Analiese Paik
From 6:30-8:30 pm
$25 per person; RSVP online at CarriageBarn.org
A few weeks ago we were approached by Tim Cernigilia, a beekeeper from Greenwich and a disciple of Andrew Cote, asking us if we wanted to raise bees on the rooftops of our restaurants to have our very own honey. Of course, I jumped at this opportunity. I mean, why would anyone not want to raise honey bees? What with all their benefits…