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Organically Managed Bee Hives & Organic Honey

Organically treated bee hives

February 12, 2015

Organically Managed Bee Hives & Organic Honey   Before I was a beekeeper I wondered many things about honey bee products. I use to wonder why there was different color bees wax ranging in color from white to a pretty golden color all the way down to a dark brown, I use to wonder what was the deal with that. I use to think that raw honey was only the honey that was thick and crystalized, if it was runny I figured that it was not raw and ...

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The Honey Bee Dance

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October 02, 2014

The Honey Bee Dance Honeybees communicate with a sophisticated dance to tell the other bees where to find the nectar and pollen. Scout honeybees go out in search of good nectar and pollen sources. When they come back, they do a dance that tells the other bees not only how far the nectar is, but also the direction in which to travel using the sun as a reference point. It’s dark in the hive, so the other bees hold on to that scout bee to feel the ...

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Raw Local Honey

bee drinking nectar honey

October 17, 2013

    Raw And Local Are Always The Best Did  you know that almost all honey in regular grocery stores has been heated, the bees treated with chemicals and the pollen removed so the source of the honey can not be traced and then illegally imported from china. This is loaded with heavy metals and contaminates and in not safe for consumption. Unless you buy your honey from a local beekeeper you can't be guaranteed what you are really getting. ...

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Bee Hives

commercial beehives

October 14, 2013

Save the Honey Bee The united States honey bee population has been wiped out in recent years. Wild  beehives have declined so badly barely any are left. Commercial beekeepers have also been hard hit. Bees may be small, but they have a huge impact on our planet's food system.  Bees pollinate  1/3 of the worlds food supply. Bee populations are collapsing everywhere, and no one knows why. One solution to help the bees and our planet is to go green and ...

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