The prestigious Good Food Awards Program announced that Cascade Girl Organization’s local Oregon Spring Honey produced by their Bees in Phoenix Oregon has been named a Finalist in the 2020 Awards competition. The product met all of the responsible production criteria, in addition to being a top scorer at the September Blind Tasting, amongst a pool of almost 2,000 entries.
The list of Finalists will be officially announced in a press release to 4,000 journalists on Tuesday, November 5. Sharon Schmidt, President of the non-profit, Cascade Girl Organization says the group provides in-school education for Elementary students and instruction in the Apiary and through classes at Rogue Community College. Cascade Girl has hive locations in Ashland, Talent, Phoenix and Central Point. The Ashland based non-profit, a recipient of an Ashland Food Coop Community Grant, is supported through the Klamath Basin Beekeepers Association and can be found online at www.cascadegirl.org The 2019 Artisan honey will be sold starting November 16 at Phoenix’ Oregon Cheese Cave. All proceeds support the organization’s bee education and honey bee health.