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Super Duper Supers

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Thursday January 29, 2015   -   By Marcie

After the holidays it gets a little nippy, even here in Miami, and the bees experience a bit of a work slowdown. But they've been busy, gearing up to get ready for Spring. We've put new Supers (wooden boxes) on top of the colonies, giving them plenty of room...

Benefits of Hobbyist Beekeepers

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Tuesday November 18, 2014   -   By Scott

Many benefits arise from hobbyist beekeepers. Honey bees are vital for the survival of many fruits nuts and seeds that are essential for much of the wildlife. At the same time, honey bees pollinate a number of native and exotic plants and crops that are...

Christmas trees and honey

Blog: Harecrest Acres   -   Saturday November 15, 2014   -   By Matman

Its a banner year for the Christmas trees this year and we have a great selection.  The honey harvest was not as big as last year and we will likely run out by spring so get your early.  The girls and I are looking forward to seeing everyone again...

Second CSA Honey Harvest

Blog: Summer Smiles Honey Farm   -   Wednesday July 16, 2014   -   By Darci

Yesterday I extracted and bottled another crop from your CSA hives.   You will be receiving a 1 1/2 pound jar this time around.  I'm so excited that I was able to do a second harvest!   Its that time of year that I need to do a major...

Sunshine is our friend

Blog: Clayton Farmers' Market and Small Farm Animals   -   Thursday July 10, 2014   -   By Janice

NE Washington weather has been ideal for our gardens, as long as we have enough water to assist in the growing process.  However, this past week has seen the average day temps in the mid 90's - the vegetables are able to 'cool down' somewhat in the...

End of June Update

Blog: Summer Smiles Honey Farm   -   Friday June 27, 2014   -   By Darci

It has certainly been a while since my last update.  I apologize for the delay!  Things have been going very, very busy, and very, very well at the Summer Smiles Honey Farm!  My plan B from the April blog was in order to take care of my CSA...

Over one third of all honey consumed in U.S. is li...

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Thursday June 19, 2014   -   By Scott

Check out this article by 'Natural Health News & Holistic Healing", http://www.undergroundhealth.com/asian-honey-banned-in-europe-is-flooding-u-s-grocery-shelves/ . Be careful when you purchase honey from an unknown source. Honey smuggled in from...

Thoughts for Thursday, June 19, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Thursday June 19, 2014   -   By Edward

Dad and Anna were off this morning to Margate to open up the tail gate market there. It was threatening rain which we had gotten some of earlier in the day. But I think it will hold off for the morning which will help them. Margate can be very busy. The first...

Over one third of all honey consumed in U.S. is li...

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Tuesday May 06, 2014   -   By Scott

Check out this article by 'Natural Health News & Holistic Healing", http://www.undergroundhealth.com/asian-honey-banned-in-europe-is-flooding-u-s-grocery-shelves/ . Be careful when you purchase honey from an unknown source. Honey smuggled in from...

2014 Honey CSA April Update

Blog: Summer Smiles Honey Farm   -   Friday May 02, 2014   -   By Darci

When I began spreading the word about my honey CSA program this past January, I envisioned for the month of April, my 14 beehives to be buzzing and boiling over with honey bees.  The sad reality is that just 2 of the 14 hives survived the winter. ...

Why honey is the only food that doesn't go bad.

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Wednesday April 23, 2014   -   By Scott

Honey is magic. Besides its delicious taste, it’s pretty much the only food that does not spoil while in an edible state. But why, exactly, doesn’t honey go bad? Honey has a lot of pretty incredible properties. It’s been used and investigated for ...

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This Allergy Season try Winter Park Honey's Local ...

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Tuesday April 08, 2014   -   By Scott

Formerly known as Allergy Bee Gone, many of our customers, from Maine to Florida and North Carolina to California, claim this honey has helped them alleviate and, in some cases, eliminate their allergy symptoms.  We have a patent pending on this product....

Pure, Raw Buckwheat Honey

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Tuesday April 08, 2014   -   By Scott

  Pure, Raw Buckwheat Honey Fresh from the Field! This honey is from the last Buckwheat Harvest (late fall). Our raw buckwheat honey is one of the darkest honeys there is. Rich in antioxidants which help to boost the immune system and fight off...

Market opening April 17th

Blog: Paulding County Farm Bureau Farmers Market   -   Sunday March 30, 2014   -   By Market Manager

The Paulding County Farm Bureau farmers market will open on Thursday April 17th.  This is a new day of the week for us, but we hope it works better for everyone.  We are excited to begin this new season, looking forward to lots of fresh, local...

Applications now available for 2014 Vendors

Blog: Schoolcraft UMC Farmers Market   -   Monday March 10, 2014   -   By SUMC

The Schoolcraft UMC Farmers' Market will open for the 2014 season on Wednesday, June 4 and run through the end of September. Applications are available at the Church website at www.schoolcraftumc.org. The market is a great place to find fruits, veggies,...

2014 CSA Honey

Blog: Summer Smiles Honey Farm   -   Saturday March 01, 2014   -   By Darci

CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture, directly connects the farmer with the people who eat the food that the farmer produces. It provides the missing link that exists between the grocery store and the consumer. You cut out many miles that your produce...

Peace Love Organic Mom Reviews Raw Honey, Maple Sy...

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Tuesday January 14, 2014   -   By Betty

Downingtown, PA -- Peace Love Organic Mom , (a leading resource site focused on eco-friendly, organic, and healthy living) recently reviewed raw honey, maple syrup, beeswax, beeswax candles, and handmade soap from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company. ...

Hey EPA, Bees Can't Wait 5 More Years! Protect The...

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Friday December 13, 2013   -   By Marcie

[Reprinted from Pesticide Action Network's Online Blog, courtesy of Paul Towers] Inaction? Intransigence? Negligence? Whatever the right word, we’re reminded that the U.S. is behind the curve when it comes to protecting bees. Yesterday, Europe’s restrictions...

Back in Business

Blog: Harecrest Acres   -   Sunday November 17, 2013   -   By Matman

Well after a 2 year hiatus to give the trees a chance to grow, we are back in business.  The trees have come back strong and we will have great selection this year.  The weather was good to our bees and we had a good harvest this fall.  We...

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