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The Sola Bee Farms Family

“Bee Honest” about who your honey comes from- the first producer.
“Meant to Bee”: Trevor and Claire complement Sola Bee Farms because of their very different, yet connected, strengths. Claire is the outgoing, detailed partner in Sola Bee Farms, and Trevor is the more reserved, diligent beekeeper who views everything holistically. Together, they run Sola Bee Farms in its growing state and they cannot wait to see how it blossoms.

Claire Tauzer

Brand Manager

Claire met Trevor when she was a high school English teacher. She loved helping with the family beekeeping business, and grew excited about the possibilities with Sola Bee Farms. She began selling honey during her summers off, but quickly became so busy she decided to focus on Sola Bee Farms full time. She now blends her love of teaching and honeybees by participating in educational events that promote learning about bees and honey production. 

Claire handles all the wholesale honey sales, retail account management, and promotes Sola Bee Farms in local markets and fairs. She loves learning about different honey varietals and is constantly working on new projects and way to educate the public about the importance of pollination and buying local honey.

Trevor Tauzer

Beekeeper/Operations Manager

Trevor Tauzer grew up beekeeping with his father. Throughout his life, he worked with his father keeping bees and on their family farm and pollinating crops throughout Yolo and surrounding counties. In 2002, he left his family farm to attend the University of California, Santa Cruz. After earning a college degree, Trevor's love for the bees and honey brought him back to his family farm. He returned home with a new vision for the honey side of his family beekeeping and created Sola Bee Farms in 2011.

Trevor loves visiting and taking care of his beehives. He’s been known to spend up to 18 hours a day checking their health and honey production progress. He's always looking for new foraging areas to keep our bees healthy and happy. Send him an email if you have land that you think would help our hives flourish! Trevor@solabeefarms.com

Heather Albin

Office Manager

Heather joined the Tauzer Apiaries/Sola Bee Farms family in September 2012. Heather grew up near the Tauzer Family farm in Woodland and she is very knowledgable about local agriculture and farming. She works hard helping Claire with all the labeling, organization, delivery, and market demos. Heather is a wonderful addition to our Sola Bee Farms honey bee colony! 

 

Ivan Estrada

Ivan has is a huge asset to Sola Bee and Tauzer Apiaries. He does everything from building our beehives to selling our honey at Farmer's Markets. Ivan has a lot of experience with inventory management and is unique in his ability to work both behind the scenes and in front of the customers. Ivan is a valuable member of our family hive!

Amanda Woods

Amanda is a great addition to our hive with her wonderful personality and devotion to our local Farmers Markets, local deliveries and market demos. Amanda is a full time college student, and works for Sola Bee part time. Claire taught her during her freshman & sophomore years of high school, and knows the Wood's family well. The Tauzer family is thrilled to have such a bright young bee working with them.

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