08.10.2017

Learning Beekeeping in Tucson at Miraval Resort

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  • Learning Beekeeping in Tucson at Miraval Resort
  • Learning Beekeeping in Tucson at Miraval Resort
  • Learning Beekeeping in Tucson at Miraval Resort
  • Learning Beekeeping in Tucson at Miraval Resort
  • Learning Beekeeping in Tucson at Miraval Resort
  • Learning Beekeeping in Tucson at Miraval Resort

Miraval is not your typical self-improvement resort. Located in the Sonoran Desert in Tucson Arizona, this magical getaway is the ultimate promised journey to wellness and life balance.
 
The combination of services and hand-on workshop offered at Miraval Resort supports its ongoing mission to achieve the utmost excellence and serenity within the environment.
 
Beyond the ordinary, Miraval offers an abundance of activities and experiences such as solo cooking classes with a personal chef, cocktail mixology, organic food harvesting, outdoor excursions and physical obstacle courses.
 
One of the most enlightening activities offered at Miraval Resort is it's beekeeping program called “Honey: A Sensual Journey”- where beekeeping enthusiast Noel Patterson teaches the ins and outs of bees and their importance to the ecosystem and food chain.  
 
Formerly a wine distributor, Mr. Patterson has curated Miraval’s very own bee community and resident apiary where he harvests honey to be used in the kitchen and for spa treatments. While educating guests about the current affairs of declining bee population globally is an crucial component to the workshop he also advises guests how to set up their personal backyard beehives to combat such effects.
 
Like wine, honey reflects different notes and flavors depending on its region. Through sampling and tasting, guests are able to taste the honey straight from hive unveiling sensual notes and flavors they way you would when you sip a glass of wine.
 
Bees have, and always will play a pivotal role in our daily lives. These small creatures are the reason why we enjoy fruits, vegetables and even a strong coffee in the morning. Miraval teaches us not to take these small but powerful creatures for granted. 
 

Author : The Slowear Journal

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