From Beekeeping to Distilling, The Origins of Catskill Provisions

This women-owned and self-funded distillery in Upstate New York continues to defy expectation

Cracking open your favorite bottle is about more than enjoying a drink; that bottle represents the people behind it and the triumphs and struggles that defined their journey while crafting the spirit you’re about to enjoy. For Claire M Marin, the founder of Catskill Provisions, that journey started decades ago, in the publishing world of all places. After over 15 years spent in the glossy …

Cacao-Infused Raw Mushroom Honey Three-Pack

A selection of superfood mushroom honeys, Mycro’s Super Stack three-pack features eight-ounce jars of their Calm, Vitality and Immunity iterations, all of which adaptogens from various types of fruiting body mushrooms and herbs into cacao-infused honey (which preserves nootropic effects). One spoonful of the delicious, nutrient-rich mushroom honey is recommended each day in order to improve digestion, reduce anxiety, encourage drive and more—depending on which …

Producing Sparkling Dry Mead at Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes, California

West Marin idyllic cape is home to sweeping views of the national seashore, artisanal foods makers and this award-winning meadery

For Gordun Hull, a honey fermentation experiment led him down the unexpected path to opening Heidrun Meadery. Hull, who formerly worked as a beer brewer, crafts sparkling dry meads from a variety of single-blossom varietals as well as multi-floral version that reveal the terroir of the region where the honey is from. From their Orange and Sage Blossom liquid to their delectable Point Reyes Wildflower …