Honey Tasting with a Beekeeper

Sugarpill Shop

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In a Nutshell

Urban beekeeper Bob Redmond shares the history of honey and lets guests sample at least six local varieties during a 75-minute workshop

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Promotional value expires Feb 6, 2015. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservations required. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 8 participants or subject to cancellation. No value after date & time have passed. Must be 21+. Gratuity included. By completing your purchase, you agree that the email address you provide will be shared with SideTour for marketing purposes and as described in SideTour’s Privacy Policy. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $30 for one admission to a 75-minute honey-tasting event with urban beekeeper Bob Redmond
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

The event will be held at Sugarpill shop in Capitol Hill.

Each event is capped at 12 purchasers.


What You’ll Do

Bees have something of a mixed reputation, known in equal parts for their searing stingers and rich honey. But urban beekeeper Bob Redmond would like you to focus on the sweeter side of their nature in a 75-minute honey-tasting session held inside a present-day apothecary. During your stay, you will sample at least six types of honey harvested from Seattle neighborhoods and learn the history behind the sweet, sticky foodstuff.

  • History of Honey
    Seventh-year urban beekeeper Bob Redmond shares how bees make honey, what makes honeys taste different from one another, and which foods pair best with it.

  • Hands-On Learning
    Guests will chew raw propolis—another product of bees—and see frames of honeycomb from the hive.

  • Sample Honey and Take It Home
    After sampling at least six locally made honeys, guests will go home with a 5-ounce jar of it.


Your Host

Bob Redmond Bob Redmond
Urban Beekeeper

When Bob Redmond first learned about the demise of pollinators, he delved deep into researching bees and the environment. Since 2009, Bob has run the progressive beekeeping operation Urban Bee Company, in addition to founding the arts and agriculture project, The Common Acre. Bob’s created the Flight Path pollinator project at Sea–Tac Airport, has presented his work on bees at national conferences, and serves as the Board President of Certified Naturally Grown, an organization that promotes sustainable farming.


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    Sugarpill Shop

    900 E Pine St.

    Seattle, WA 98122

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