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Consider Bee Pollen as a Supplement

Over the past few years, it’s not just honey that we all realize has wonderful health benefits; it seems that bee pollen itself has become all the buzz.  So, what is it?  Well, we all know it’s the actually pollen – but it’s more than that. What is Bee Pollen? Bee pollen is a supplement.  A darned good one as it turns out and here’s why you should consider bee pollen as a supplement for yourself, especially if you have allergies.  Bee pollen is really a food.  It’s high in…

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How To Beat The Cough

There’s nothing worse than a cough.  When you are not feeling well, is when you need sleep the most to fight off your cold, flu or other related illness.  A cough keeps you awake night after night and it wears your body down.  It causes every muscle in your body to hurt.  It makes you so exhausted that you just want to sleep but every time you get just about comfortable, the cough wakes you.  We’ve all been there. There is no cure for the common cold.  However, there are some…

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What’s in a Honey Bee Colony?

You may not think about it when you put the honey in your tea or use it for your baking or any one of the other hundreds of fantastic uses for honey, but a honey bee hive is made up of very efficient working system.  Let’s take a look at each role. The Colony Honey bees living in a colony within a hive.  Think of it like this:  The hive is their physical home.  The colony is the structure that allows each bee a part in the system to do…

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What do honeybees do in the winter?

You may wonder why you never see honey bees in the winter time.  Do they hibernate? Do they die, only to be active again when the young emerge from the hive as the weather warms?  Most bees and wasps do hibernate during winter months, but the honey bee does not.  They actually remain active all winter long and this is how they survive the harsh weather and lack of flowers. The honey bee’s ability to survive the winter depends upon the hive and the food storage within the hive.  Keeping…

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It’s Cold Season – Are you Prepared?

There are few things that can make you miserable like a common cold.  It can come out of nowhere, over a few hours and attack your ability to focus because of the coughing, sneezing, headache, chills and more.  The cough will keep you awake at night, robbing you of valuable rest needed to fight the cold. The problem with OTC medicines is that they each have their own set of problems ranging from drowsiness, upset stomach, dry mouth and more.  But a cold can be effectively combated by using natural…

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Why Do We Need Honey Bees?

Honey bees: they are more than just a source of honey.  Here are some answers to recent customer questions from Atlanta’s Home Town Honey owner, Brian Higgins. How do honey bees help our environment? Honey bees produce over 860 different kinds of honey in the 50  US states.  The color, taste, and smell come from the different flowers the bees collect the nectar from.  1 out of every 3 bites we eat is directly from the bees.  The main job is to pollenate the flowers.  In turn the flower creates the…

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It’s the RAW thing!

We have delicious, 100% PURE, RAW local honey as well as other fantastic products right here online!   Our wax is also perfect for making your own candles and soaps. Looking for items that are made from our naturally good honey? Shop Now for honey, honey infused products, candles and more! Please follow and like us:

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Benefits of Honey: Hair & Skin

You may have read that honey provides wonderful health benefits for your body.  It’s great for allergy sufferers, will calm a cough and more.  But did you know that honey is used in many skin and hair products such as lotions, shampoos and soaps?  That’s right and the reason for that is that honey is packed full of anti-septic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, which makes it perfect for using in health care products. Here is a short list of the benefits you can realize from honey: Fades Scars Fights…

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Many Sweet Returns

Honey’s not only the best natural source for a sweetener, but it has benefits that most people do not know.  Got a cough or sore throat? These days, we run to the pharmacy but did you know that our parents and grandparents often relied on honey to soothe?  The common household cough syrup before bedtime recipe used to be the following: 1 tsp of local honey; squeeze of fresh lemon; shot of bourbon or whiskey.  Mix all together and take just before bedtime.  Who needed that awful green stuff in…

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Bee Classes

Bee Classes Bee Classes offered by Hometown Honey Hometown Honey is proud to offer hands on classes for groups to learn more about raising honey bees and making honey. We will travel to your location and provide a 1-1.5 hour tutorial on all things BEES. Highlights include: An observation hive completely filled with worker bees in the process of making honey. Examples of all the equipment needed to produce honey including a real beehive, honey box, hand extractor, safety gear Posters, displays and a movie from Walt Disney about bees…

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