Happy Thanksgiving!

November 17, 2012 Tim Hardy blog

Happy Thanksgiving to each and every one of you!

I hope you are planning on using your honey in your favorite cranberry and pumpkin pie recipes!  In fact, a honey glazed turkey is probably terrific!  I will be posting the recipes from the Winter Meeting dessert bar–probably while my husband is driving–and they should be up on the site within a week.  In the queue!

There are some important dates to remember here within the next couple of weeks.  First, November 24th is “Buy Local” day.  This is an excellent opportunity for you to merchandise your local bee products.  Second, December 4th is “Colorado Gives” day.  If you are not familiar with this event, you should be.  This is an outstanding way for you to donate to your favorite charities, learn about some new ones, and ensure that 100% of your money goes to the cause and stays local.  More information can be found here.  One of my pipe dreams is to get the CSBA onto this list–hopefully in the next year or two.

Of Interest:

Someone left a beautiful gray REI women’s jacket at the meeting.  It doesn’t fit me, unfortunately, so I would like to return it to its rightful owner.  Please call or email me at 970-213-3099 or president@coloradobeekeepers.org to claim it.

Apis Hive and Harvest Lane Honey have placed some ads in the “For Sale” section.  Time to start thinking about spring!

Words of Wisdom from Patagonia’s Holiday catalogue.

Thank you for being a member.

Beth

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