2013 Media

We have been mentioned in the media a few times and thought you may be interested to read them.  Here is the list of articles or other mentions in the media in 2013:

Wild Food Challenge

The Monteith’s Wild Food Challenge is a 16 year old tradition where New Zealand bars and restaurants take a stab at creating the ultimate wild food dish matched with a Monteith’s beer or cider.  The wild offerings are judged by our team of experts. They hand pick the semi-finalists to compete in a live cook off!  Victoria St Bistro has created 'Garden of Meat Eatin' which features a number of New Zealand inspired delicacies including Sweetree Bee Pollen.
Wild Food Challenge, August 2013 


Victoria St Bistro Serves up More Wild Food

The folks at Victoria Street Bistro have made it into the semi-finals for the Monteith's Wild Food Challenge Awards for the third consecutive year.  The dish features a number of New Zealand inspired delicacies including Sweetree Bee Pollen.
VSB Serves up More Wild Food - Waikato Times, August 2013 


Be Friendly To Bees

August is Bee Aware Month and the National Beekeepers Association wants the Government to take threats to bees seriously...  Rototuna apiarists Martin and Stephanie Lynch are coping well and their achievements include top placings in National Beekeepers Association awards.
Read Bee Friendly to Bees - Hamilton News, July 2013 

Honey of a Job for Stephanie

Honey has provided a sweet opportunity for Stephanie Lynch to be a stay-at-home mum for her two sons, and enjoy the challenges and stimulation of operating a small business.  Together with beekeeper and energy management consultant husband Martin, she runs Sweetree Honey from their home in Horsham Downs.
Read Honey of a Job for Stephanie - Coast & Country newspaper, July 2013

Sweetree Interviewed on Radio NZ National

Kathryn Hill interviewed Martin and Stephanie on Nine to Noon on National Radio NZ.  Listen here -

Listen to Radio NZ National Interview, 15 July 2013



Sharing Your Product Surplus

With many lifestyle properties around New Zealand enjoying an abundance of fruit, there's plenty of opportunities for sharing the surplus.

Waikato apiarists Stephanie and Martin Lynch, of Sweetree Honey, are doing their bit to encourage others to share and use any spare fruit.  The couple are hoping people will return any old Sweetree Honey jars to them - all for a good cause...
Read Sharing Your Produce Surplus - NZ Lifestyle Farmer Magazine, January 2013

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