New farmers to participate at Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market

Thursday night additions from SLO County Farmers’ Market Association include meats, fish, dairy and more starting June 2, 2016

The San Luis Obispo County Farmers’ Market Association has recruited 8 new farmers who will substantially increase the variety of locally produced goods for sale at the Thursday night Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market this summer. The […]

The Honey Journey: From Flowers to Bees to Your Cabinet

If you think your job is hard, consider the queen bee’s gig.

A honey bee queen can produce up to 2,000 eggs per day. But when she gets old, her workers stage a coup, selecting her replacement and killing the queen.

Tough gig, right?

But we all owe gratitude to the queen and her workers.

“Bees contribute to over […]

The Latest Buzz: Honey Queen Kim Kester is Coming to SLO County to Talk About Bees and Honey

The American Honey Queen is visiting two San Luis Obispo County Farmers’ Markets to teach market-goers all about honey and bees.

Reigning Honey Queen Kim Kester represents the American Beekeeping Federation and its more than 200,000 beekeepers. She travels the nation promoting and educating people on all things bees. Kester is currently earning her master’s degree […]