Learn about mead and everything you need to know to be able to make 1 gallon and 5 gallon home batches.
Denis Hakrama is a Mead Maker and Bee Keeper in Jacksonville Fl. Ashley Crossman is a writer, Mead Maker and Bee Keeper in Jacksonville FL. They have Partnered to create this course to introduce anyone to the joy of Honey Wine and Mead making.
Ashley Lynn Crossman Born 1986 to southern bell Dianna and Farmer Father W. C. Crossman II. She Grew up dividing her time between school in southern Florida and the family farm in the northern neck of Virginia. Losing her father at a young age and then battling cancer at age 25 has giving Ashley a unique perspective. Ashley focused hard on writing during her cancer battle and has been published in many magazines, books and papers. Personal struggles have given Ashley a strong passion for natural products, cooking and lifestyle. Always looking for the next thing that is missing from life she runs a blog called Fresh Fit Local that focuses on just that. Juggling wife life with 2 kids Ashley spends her days writing, researching and creating new designs for her fashion line available on FreshFitLocal.com.
Denis Hakrama Born 1987 in Albania to Kim and Zani Hakrama. Denis grew up in Albania the beautiful Mediterranean seaside country North of Greece. In 1993 Denis's Parents and younger sister migrate to the United States landing in New Jersey for the next 10 years. As a high school junior Denis moves to Jacksonville, Florida with his family.
Denis came by his entrepreneur spirit naturally growing up working along side his parents helping build a successful salon and rental real estate. Denis now manages a successful local business Jax Pressure Pros, Bees Meadery and real estate investing.
Denis and Ashley have been a dynamic duo since 2008 married 2/14/2014 now enjoy working and raising 2 beautiful children together.