Exciting morning this past Saturday for Worker B! We were featured on AM950′s “Fresh and Local” radio show!
Check out highlights from the broadcast below – a four-parter with all sorts of good stuff! But first, here is an excellent post from The Noble Plate to get you warmed up:
“I have heard these two referred to by the other growers at the Minneapolis Farmers Market as “incredibly talented and hard working”. To be labelled as “industrious” by a farmer is a pretty impressive feat, yet industrious doesn’t quite cover it. Mike and Liesa are whole-heartedly dedicated to local foods, healthy beekeeping, and organic growing practices. Not only do they produce and sell their own brand of Worker B skin care products, but they double as vendors for Swede Lake farms (who grow several varieties of garlic and other high quality organic vegetables). These two seem to have a great deal of fun in everything they do.”
On to the broadcast!
Part one: A nice little introduction by Emily Noble, a nutritional biochemist!
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Part two: Here we are – talking about Worker B, and sustainable, organic farming with Swede Lake Farms
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Part three: An added bonus! Liz McMann talks about winter canning.
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Part four: Ever wonder what’s at the Farmers Market in December? We discuss here!
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Thanks for tuning in!
This post comes to us from new friends in Olympia Washington – Compass Rose! Read what they they think of the Worker B Balm!
“So, I am always on the lookout for a “great” lip balm, and what Liz and I found in New York is that and so much more. We met Liesa and Michael, two of the three people that make up Worker B, at the NY Gift show and were immediately pulled in by their beautiful, handmade booth. Their company is small and based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. As a team they create hand-crafted lotions and balms with beeswax, raw honey, and organic oils, such as avocado. They are proud of their locally sourced product and the beekeepers they help to support. Worker B collaborates with several local bee-keepers, between the ages of 17 and 70– now that is all kinds of bee-keeping know-how!”
Worker B has been featured on the New York International Gift Fair’s “100 Days of Design!”
This is a fine post showing how Worker B’s products and packaging works together to produce a cohesive identity both inside and out.
Found a nice pictorial of Worker B at the Mill City Farmers Market!
Special thanks to all of the Mill City Farmers Market for having Worker B back for a couple of Saturdays this year!
Howdy folks! Here it is, the official press release from the recent New York International Gift Fair!
Not too shabby for some Minnesota beekeepers!
Worker B just received a glowing review from The Fabulous Finds! Here’s a couple of our favorite comments:
“I am so lucky to have found this amazing company, worker B. I love everything about it from it’s packaging to making all natural products I can feel good about using any of their products on my family even my dog. . .”
“Rescue Putty this is the Mack daddy for best remedies…We used this on bug bites and I must say it stopped my 7 year old from complaining this is a Fab Find!”
Worker B just got a terrific shout out from Life in Every Word!
We met Rachel down at the Minneapolis Farmers Market:
“Worker B: they’re super knowledgeable about honey and their products, and they also farm on the side, AND work full time jobs in the meantime. How impressive is that? I can’t even muster up the energy to do the dishes to make room for new ones half the time. Gold star, Worker B.
- Thanks Rachel! We’re not sure how we get it all done either!
Worker B featured in the June issue of the New Pioneer Food Co-Op’s Online newsletter!
“We have a new product in the wellness department we’re really excited about: Worker B. They handcraft lotions and balms from bee-made products. Think Burt’s Bees – but smaller, regional, and way cooler.”