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Honey’s Shelf Life

One of the most frequent questions we get as honey producers goes something like this “how long does honey keep”, or “will honey go bad”, “when should I toss out my jar of honey”? These are great questions because most food items do have expiration dates as required by the food regulation industry.  You wouldn’t purchase a carton of eggs without checking the dates, right?  How about milk? Exactly! And you can’t consider drinking milk after it’s been in your fridge a month past the due date!  But here’s the…

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Honeybees Just Know

Honeybees know things.  Like when it’s going to rain.  Or when the weather will begin to change to cooler temperatures long before it begins to change.  They know which plants to visit and how often.   How do we know these things about honeybees and why does it matter? Take a look at these things and think about how YOU get your information. Rain While we watch weather radars, honeybees do not.  Or at least, not the way we do.  Honeybees rely on pollen so when it’s going to rain, they…

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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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