Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles

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Buckwheat Honey T-Shirt Giveaway 1

As a way to increase our brand awareness, we would like to announce Buckwheat Honey T-Shirt Giveaway 1.

Custom t-shirts are one of the most inexpensive yet cost effective marketing tools available. One of the advantages they have over other promotional products is that wherever people wearing t-shirts with your logo on it go; your brand goes. It is a great way to convey your business image and build brand awareness.

Therefore, we are holding Buckwheat Honey T-Shirt Giveaway 1, sponsored by our friends at Crooked Brook.

Mohawk Valley Trading Company Buckwheat Honey Label T-Shirt

This prize is a Gildan, G200 6.1 oz. Ultra CottonĀ® T-Shirt made in 100% preshrunk cotton, taped shoulder-to-shoulder with a seamless collar and double-needle stitching throughout and the image of our buckwheat honey label and URL printed on the back.

Although the most popular method of printing t-shirts is screen printing, Crooked Brook t-shirts are printed using Direct to Garment Printing (DTG printing or digital garment printing) which is the process of using inkjet printers to print an image directly onto a t-shirt without the use of screens like with silk screening or screen printing. Direct to Garment printing (DTG) technology uses eco-friendly, water soluble ink, unlike some screen printing methods that layer Plastisol (a suspension of PVC particles in a plasticizer) on top of the t-shirt. DTG allows photographic quality printing with no setup fee or minimums for custom t-shirts.

The winner will be chosen randomly, from those who post a comment with an answer to this question;

How do you like to use honey?

Terms & Conditions:

You must be 18 years or older to win.
Contest ends midnight (Eastern Standard Time) 05/27/12.
Winner will be chosen randomly and contacted by email.
Winner will have 48 hours to reply or a new winner will be chosen.
Crooked Brook will ship the prize to the winner within 30 days of contest end.
Physical address required for shipping; no PO boxes, US recipients only residing in one of the 48 contiguous states.

About Buckwheat Honey

Buckwheat honey has a deep, dark brown color, strong, pungent, molasses like earthy flavor and is high in mineral content and antioxidant compounds. If you are planning to buy buckwheat honey for its health-benefits, it must be raw buckwheat honey. Heating honey (pasteurization) destroys the all of the pollen, enzymes, propolis, vitamins, amino acids, antioxidants, minerals, and aromatics. Honey that has been heated and filtered is called liquid, regular or commercial honey.

About T-Shirts

The t-shirt evolved from undergarments used in the 19th century, through cutting the one-piece "union suit" underwear into separate top and bottom garments, with the top long enough to tuck under the waistband of the bottoms. By the Great Depression, the t-shirt was often the default garment to be worn when doing farm or ranch chores, as well as other times when modesty called for a torso covering but conditions called for lightweight fabrics.

T-shirts, with and without buttons, were adopted by miners and stevedores during the late 19th century as a convenient covering for hot environments.

T-shirts, as a slip-on garment without buttons, originally became popular in the United States when they were issued by the U.S. Navy during or following the Spanish American War. These were a crew-necked, short-sleeved, white cotton undershirt to be worn under a uniform. It became common for sailors and Marines in work parties, the early submarines, and tropical climates to remove their uniform "jacket", wearing (and soiling) only the undershirt.

Named the t-shirt due to the shape of the garment's outline, it soon became popular as a bottom layer of clothing for workers in various industries, including agriculture. The t-shirt was easily fitted, easily cleaned, were made in various colors and patterns and inexpensive, and for this reason it became the shirt of choice for young boys.

In comparison to screen printed garments, DTG printed garments can be just as durable and more eco-friendly. Screen printing also requires a lot of setup ie. creating screens for each color. The only thing Direct to Garment Printing (DTG) printing requires is for the image to be high resolution.

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I like honey on bisquits or any kind of bread w/or without peanut butter. I like it in tea. I like to smother crackers with it and make a sandwich, but my favorite is just to dip my finger in and enjoy.

Posted by Michele on May 20, 2012 at 09:13 PM EDT #

I like to use honey in my herbal tea (my boyfriend likes to eat it with a spoon!)

Posted by Lauren B on May 21, 2012 at 02:56 PM EDT #

I prefer to start my day with a spoonful of raw buckwheat honey in my morning coffee. It is also great on oatmeal or guinoa for breakfast. And of course there is that flavorful cup of tea in the afternoon. yum

Posted by Pamela on May 23, 2012 at 02:54 PM EDT #

honey with strong cheeses is wonderful.

Posted by trent rowe on May 24, 2012 at 03:13 PM EDT #

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