Bee-coming A Cidermaker

by Gillan Ritchie

There is a point in time where every high school student is required to take an aptitude test. When Courtney Mailey, owner and founder of Blue Bee Cider in Scott’s Addition, took her test in 11th grade, the test results were far from impressive.

“… I came out as a farmer, so I was like, ‘Well this test is stupid, it doesn’t know anything,’” Mailey said. “I didn’t have any exposure to farming really. So I didn’t understand that it’s a serious business just like everything else. No matter how big or small your farm is—it still has to make sense.”

Read the full article on Big Spoon Co.’s website.

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