City Bees

"Taste the View!"

"There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true,
do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know.
The keeping of bees, for instance."
- Henry David Thoreau

Our finest 2016 Hygienic Queen Mother, #7 Yellow, produced by John Harbo as part of his remarkable program in Baton Rouge.

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Farmers' Markets:

CUESA Saturday Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market
Year-round, rain or shine:
Every Saturday, 8 AM to 2 PM
Ferry Building, back side, base of Market Street at the Embarcadero, San Francisco.

Inner Sunset Farmers' Market
Year-round, rain or shine:
Every Sunday, 9 AM to 1 PM, in San Francisco
Parking Lot between 8th and 9th Avenue, South of Irving Street

CUESA Thursday Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market
(returning January 25, 2018)

Year-round, rain or shine:
Every Thursday, 10 AM to 2 PM
Ferry Building, base of Market Street on the Embarcadero, San Francisco.

Surrounded by
astounding beauty
and being one of
the World's most
unique environments,
San Francisco is an
eternal garden city,
perfect for creating
remarkable honeys
from the delicate
microclimates and
truly delicious

"Taste the view!"

San Francisco's
Finest Neighborhoods

Arden Wood - Wawona St@19th
Castro - Corona Heights Garden
GoldenGateHts - 11th Ave@Ortega
Inner Sunset - 7th Ave@ Irving
Inner Sunset - 11th Ave@ Ortega
Inner Sunset - 17th Ave@ Lincoln
Inner Sunset - 21st Ave@ Judah
Inner Sunset - 25th Ave@ Judah
McLaren Park - Gambier St.
The Mission - Bi-Rite Market on 18th
The Mission - 22nd St@ Fair Oaks
The Mission - 23nd St@ Mersey St.
The Mission - 24th St@ Quane St.
Mt. Olympus - Back Alley Way
Mountain Lake Pk - Lake/12th Ave
NOPA - Bi-Rite Market on Divisidero
Potrero Hill - 18th St@ Rhode Island
Richmond Dist. - 8th Ave@ Fulton
Richmond Dist. - 10th Ave@ Balboa
Richmond Dist. - Funston@ Fulton
USF - Turk St. Community Garden
Telegraph Hill - Greenwich@ Grant
Fisherman's Wharf - Grotto No. 9
Cappings Blend
City Limits Blend

Greater Bay Area:
China Camp, Marin
Mill Valley, Marin
'D' Street, San Rafael
Simon Ranch, Corte Madera
San Andreas Faultline
Fifth Crow Farm, Pescadero
Pie Ranch, San Mateo Coast

Researchers create new Website for Parasitic Phorid fly info:

Press notes and media mentions:

SF Green Film Festival 2013: Honey tasting at "More Than Honey" premiere "Tests Show Most Store Honey Isn't Honey:
Ultra-filtering Removes Pollen, Hides Honey Origins"
, November 07, 2011
An Albany High School student film by Kayla Nachtsheim:
Urban Beekeeping in the San Francisco Bay Area
, May 2011
Willworkforjustice Blog: "24 hours with 5th Crow Farm", August 4, 2011
From chef Melissa Perello of Frances restaurant in SF:
"Liquid Gold, Chefs explore the riches of local honey", Tasting Table, July 22, 2011 "Tale of an Urban Beekeeper", June 22, 2011
Bi-Rite Market Blog, SF: "Bees buzzing on our roof ...", May 6, 2011
7x7 Magazine, SF: "The Secret Honey Bees of SF's Restaurant Rooftops", May 6, 2011
EcoSalon: Mysterious New Die-off Unfolds, December 22, 2010
UrbanKitchen SF: Makin' Mead class, Oct. 28, 2010
Penni Wisner's Kitchen Coach Blog:
Backyard Bees Get a Lift and Backyard Bees Seek Shade
New York Resident: Beekeeping In The City
San Francisco Bay Guardian: In the company of bees, April 13, 2010
Forest Hills Blog: Charming Little Farmer's Market on Sundays., March 13, 2010 Beekeepers Survey, January 2010
SFWeekly: Tastes Real - Support your local farmers market for
better food - and a better economy.
, January 18, 2010
[X]PRESS Magazine: Sweet City Bees, September 26, 2005 Urban Beekeepers are keeping the
honeybee alive and well in San Francisco
, March 30, 2005
The Christian Science Monitor: The ABCs of Bees, May 27, 2003
The San Francisco Chronicle: Abuzz About Urban Honey..., October 5, 2002
San Francisco Examiner: Growth Industry: Farming in The City, May 23, 1999

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