The Sweetest Harvest

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Tomiko Peirano

Tomiko Peirano › Tomiko has amassed decades of experience in the food industry, from her family's restaurant in Oregon's ...


Tiger in a Jar has collaborated with Kinfolk magazine for another delicate and delicious visual ode to food.

This lovely short features the careful harvest of honey and the simple joy of eating the sticky nectar of bees.

We humans have been harvesting honey for a very long time. Using patience, a steady hand and a little bit of bravery, we move among the busy bees to collect the sweet product of all their work. The Tiger in a Jar team perfectly captures that tempo and dedication.

Is there anything better than fresh, locally harvested honey? Is there anything prettier than the dazzling geometry of a honeycomb? I think not…

This video originally appeared on It is re-posted here with permission of the filmmakers.

Do you keep bees? What’s your favorite dish featuring honey?

THE FILMMAKERS: Tiger in A Jar by name has only been around for a little while, but Matt and Julie have been creating for years. We were married in 2009, and started running TIAJ full time at the beginning of 2011. We document life through film and pictures, and enjoy spending time in the kitchen obsessing over food. (from

Photo Credit: Tiger in a Jar