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French Beekeeper Makes His Own Mead in the Paris Catacombs

Audric de Campeau pours a glass of mead in the Paris catacombs with his dog, Filou. Credit: Brice Agnelli for Le Miel de Paris

A French beekeeper makes mead in the Paris catacombs By Emma Jacobs PRI’s The World Deep below Paris is a web of crypts and tunnels, former quarries that were excavated to build some of Paris’s most famous buildings hundreds of years ago. They’re collectively known as the catacombs. And somewhere in that network — the exact location will remain a ...

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Sweet taste of success

Daniel Ficza, who is P.E.I.’s only licensed mead maker, earned a silver medal with is Golden Drop mead in the traditional dry mead category at the 2014 Mazer Cup International Mead Competition in Colorado, which is the largest mead completion on the world. © GUARDIAN PHOTO BY MARY MACKAY

Honey is the cream of the crop for Daniel and Beatrice Ficza at Honeydew Apiaries in Canoe Cove Mary MacKay Published on September 20, 2014 The Guardian Canoe Cove, BC, Canada – Bees are nature’s delicate beasts of burden. And just like the cows come home on a dairy farm at the end of the day, on a bee farm ...

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