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The Maidstone Meadery is a spectacular & peaceful venue to host your tasting event. Having a special event? Our farm is perfect for weddings, anniversaries and romantic getaways.


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11am - 6pm Every Saturday & Sunday, come in for our open tasting hours.


History of The Honeymoon & Mead

May 11, 2011 by Justin Silver The History of Honeymoons!   With Will and Kate’s (oops, I mean HRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge) currently enjoying their honeymoon in the Indian Ocean paradise islands of the Seychelles – now’s a sensible time to discuss the origins of the term honeymoon. A little on-line research points to…

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October 11, 2014
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    Honey Bee Health Network
    This Video shows the Life Cycle of The Honey Bee and a Varroa Mite.
    Very important to understand how the Biology of a Varroa Mite and the Biology Of The Honey Bee grow together to allow Varroa to reproduce in the cell while the Honey Bee pupa matures into an Adult Honey Bee.
    ThIs Video was produced by Dr Jeff Harris at the Baton Rouge Bee Lab while Dr Harris and Dr John Harbo were developing the VSH traits in Honey Bees. Dr Greg Hunt and Krispn Given have been working on a Breeding Program at Purdue University enhancing the Traits Of Chewing, Grooming, VSH and Hygienic Behaviors in the Indiana Leg Chewers. The program has been running for over 15 years. The Heartland Honey Bee Breeders Cooperative was formed in 2013 to collaberate with Purdue to distribute Breeder Queens and Production Queens To Beekeepers in the US. The Sustainable Gentics Technology Network was formed in 2017 to Inseminate Queens in Five States to produce more Breeder Queens.
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