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YouTube: Honey Harvesting Tricks for Home Gardeners

It’s honey harvesting time and we documented our latest harvest so you can see how it’s done. We provide visual aids in this video for our favorite way to get bees out of the super you plan to harvest. We … Continue reading

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Honey Tasting Tips

While attending the Heirloom Expo 2016 we discovered there would be a honey competition, that is to say, a contest for the best tasting honey. Since we are at or near honey harvesting time, it’s appropriate to share a few … Continue reading

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Harvesting Honey Like the Pros

Late summer/early fall was the perfect time for harvesting honey, and while we’ve done it in the past on a small scale, our latest harvest required the right equipment to handle a larger batch. We looked to our friends at … Continue reading

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First Honey Harvest – Part 2

A few weeks ago, we harvested a frame of honeycomb from our bee hive. We’ve enjoyed eating thin slices of comb and chewing on it to extract the honey. What you’re left with is like chewing gum, but in this … Continue reading

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Oh Sweet Goodness: First Honey Harvest

We couldn’t stand the suspense any longer. Our bees were filling up frame after frame of their hive with golden nectar and we wanted to share the experience. So we donned our suits and veils and harvested a single frame … Continue reading

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Local Honey is Nature’s Gift

The latest post from Mar Vista’s Bounty Hunter is reading for your reading delights. Get the lowdown on local honey, along with some great uses in sweet and savory treats:

Harry’s Honey: Nature’s Sweet Treat

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