Adopt a beehive and be part of Puglia’s ancient beekeeping tradition!
HOW IT WORKS
What you receive when you adopt a beehive
Two 500 gr jars of honey in seasonal flavors sourced directly from our Pugliese farmers
A classic honey dipper and a “bee” tea towel
- An adoption certificate with the number of your hive and date of harvest
Information about the farm and the beekeeper
Choose your own packaging! A hand-crafted wooden crate or “bee” tea towel Furoshiki style wrapping (pricing varies)
Choose a Farm
Garofalo Farm (Harvest 2022)
The Garofalo farm is run by Anna Lina Garofalo and her husband. They are two dedicated beekeepers who founded the company almost 40 years ago, and now have around 200 hives. The beehives are moved within a wide geographic range to take advantage of different flowering periods throughout the year.
Flavor Profile Farmer
This beekeeper produces honeys of different flavors, such as: acacia, orange blossom, chestnut, rosemary, thyme, and an extra-strong chestnut honey. Different honeys are available through beehive adoption depending on the season.
Anzivino Farm (Harvest 2022)
The Anzivino family farm has around 40 beehives. It is run by Fabio Anzivino, a dedicated beekeeper who follows in the footsteps of his father, who founded the beekeeping enterprise. In order to produce the best yield, beehives are continuously moved within a 200 km range of the farm’s location according to flowering periods.
Flavor Profile Farmer
Anzivino’s family produces acacia, millefiori, orange blossom, coriander as well as a sunflower honey. Their sunflower honey is very rare and has a fresh, herbal aroma. The varieties we sell change throughout the year depending on the season.
Adopt an Olive Tree
Adopt an olive tree and become part of the tradition and support local farmers and producers who keep time-honored methods of olive oil production alive.
Adopt a Cow
Adopt a cow and receive small-batch caciocavallo cheese of superior craft and quality directly to your table, supporting local farmers who keep this tradition alive.
SEE WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING...
“I've given my mother our olive oil subscription—it reminds her of the happy times she's spent in Italy,
and gives her the tools for great dressings all year long.”
— Amanda Hesser, Food52
“Especially Puglia olive oil has been such a treat to have in my kitchen!
AND they host an amazing experience in Puglia ”
— Alice Waters, Chez Panisse
“'Local' will always be an overarching goal, but Especially Puglia is localizing "international" impressively! Bravo!"
— Bob Lewis, Fulton Stall Market, NYC
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