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Miraval Bees

Join our beekeepers at The Cypress Creek Farm for a first-hand journey into the magic of Miraval’s marvelous bees with honey tastings, workshops, and more.

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Hive Mind

Welcome to the delightful and complex world of honeybees in our introductory beekeeping workshop. Suit up to safely explore our on-site apiary and the wonders of a working hive. Learn about the intricate and dynamic system of how bees communicate and work together to survive, thrive, and pollinate the plants essential to our survival, while producing the honey that sweetens our lives. 2 HRS|$125

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HARVEST: A Honey, Flower, and Field Tasting

This honey tasting experience with our head beekeeper will dive into the complexity and diverse character of honey. Explore the behavioral intricacies and specificity of place that provide a stunning variety of flavors and colors. Guests will also get a chance to taste our farm’s edible flowers and produce that grow next to the beehives and inform the honey they create. 45 MIN|$75

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HONEYBEES: The Growing World

This lecture will dive into the complex and interconnected worlds of agriculture, ecology, and apiculture, illuminating the way honeybees and other pollinators shape the world we experience. The importance of and the threat to our pollinator populations will be discussed in detail, giving guests an opportunity to see how much of what we see, taste, smell, and feel is indebted to our pollinators.

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BECOMING A BEEKEEPER

This experience gives you an inside look at the management and care of our on-site apiary. Participate in the seasonal care of our bees, including harvesting honey, observing the hive, and how it adapts to changes in the climate. Take a walk in the shoes of a beekeeper and feel the passion they bring to work each day to care for these complex beings that sustain our senses and nourish our health. 90 MIN|$250

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CYPRESS CREEK FARM

Take a journey into organic living, join our farmers for an unforgettable experience.

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