So, this story was of particular interest. Multiple sources are reporting, this is from The Grand Forks Herald:
Kloten Apiaries, which started making honey here about four decades ago, is still buzzing along and recently landed a sweet national award.
Elizabeth Stromme, whose family founded Kloten Apiaries 38 years ago, said they entered this year’s Good Food Awards contest in San Francisco on a whim, after Kloten Apiaries was invited to submit honey for judging.
“It was just something that came out of left field and I said, ‘OK, let’s send a couple jars,’ ” Stromme said.
Kloten Apiaries ended up being one of a dozen honey producers in the country to receive a Good Food Award this year, with the winners determined by an organization comprised of representatives from a cross-section of the food industry.Much, much more at the link.