This ‘Interview Fridays’ is with the sweet Alayne Meeks of Meeks’ Honey in Soquel, CA. Here’s what she had to say…
Q: How long have you been honing your craft?
A: I’ve been in business for about 40 years.
Q: What is your favorite product you produce?
A: Alayne: The creamed
We asked her honey helpers Julia Warner + Nancy Cartwell too: Julia: The avocado honey
Nancy: The wild flower or creamed orange
Q: What inspires you?
A: My family and friends inspire me to be a caretaker to the world, the land I live on and to
Q: What is one of your favorite parts of being an artisan?
A: Not having to wake up to an alarm clock or to operate under someone else’s expectation for my day.
Q: What is on the horizon for you this year?
A: I’m always thinking about other honey products, but I also want to take more time away from work.