Carey Institute For Global Good Hosts Farm-to-Glass Classroom Series: Honey & Mead Workshop

Latest installment of classroom series will bring together novice mead makers, local honey suppliers and brewers

RENSSELAERVILLE – The Carey Institute for Global Good will host a Farm-to-Glass Classroom Workshop on local honey and mead production, on Saturday, May 10. The workshop is an opportunity for novice and established mead makers, beekeepers interested in learning about this new market opportunity and anyone interested in using honey in craft beverage production.

“This will be a great opportunity for local brewers, honey suppliers and mead makers to come together, build relationships and gain a better understanding of using local ingredients in craft mead and beer production,” said Carol Ash, President of the Carey Institute for Global Good. “The local brewing industry is emerging across upstate New York, and there is a need for local farmers, brewers and industry experts to convene and share knowledge and connections. The purpose of the Farm-to-Glass workshops is to help this industry grow.”

WHO:            Local experts in honey and mead production, Brewers and beekeepers

WHAT:          Farm-to-Glass Classroom : Honey & Mead Workshop

WHEN:          Saturday, May 10, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WHERE:       Guggenheim Pavilion, Carey Institute for Global Good

The following panelists are scheduled to appear: Paul Cappy, Apiculturist, NYS Agriculture & Markets; Peter Voelker, Owner and Operator, Helderberg Meadworks; and Jamie Caligure, Head Brewer of Cave Mountain Brewery

Those interested in attending should call Rebecca Platel at (518) 797-5100 or email There is a $20 admission fee payable at the door. For more information on the Carey Institute for Global Good, visit the Institute’s Facebook page to receive up-to-the-minute information on this and other events.