Honeybee Lemon, Ginger and Basil Cooler

This refreshing drink is a spin on a traditional lemonade cooler. The lemon and ginger is simulating and the basil actually helps to repel mosquitoes. Our staff chefs whips this up in a pinch for all of our summer honey tasting events. You may substitute any varietal of honey but we think Linden is best.

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FALL IN LOVE WITH HONEY AND BEESWAX

Based upon the wisdom of the ancient Egyptians and the renowned moisturizing and anti-bacterial properties of beeswax and honey, our skin care is a sweet way to show your skin some love during the unforgivable winter season. Handmade to order using raw, simple ingredients, honeybees provide us with the perfect elements to pamper ourselves…This Valentine’s

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Honey Struck Chocolate Truffles

This delicious recipe is not only easy enough for a twelve year old to make, the flavors are clean and the buckwheat honey adds a new flavor dimension. Servings: 4 Prep Time: minutes Ingredients: 1 cups raw almonds – ground ¾ cup raw cacao powder 5-6 dates, pitted ½ cup buckwheat honey 1 tablespoon raw

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Facts About Honey, Bees, Beehive and its Beekeeper

Honeybees are such incredible creatures… I’ve made them my life. A picture of snowed-in beehives taken by beekeeper Marina Marchese of Red Bee Honey triggered many questions about the bees’ life and survival during harsh winters, which may have crossed your mind too, such as can bees survive blizzard? We interviewed Marina with a few

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American Honey is celebrated at the Good Food Awards

By Marina Marchese  reprinted with permission from December 2014 issue of Bee Culture Magazine Beekeepers have a cause to celebrate as American honey is experiencing a renaissance, seducing chefs, food lovers and even other artisanal food producers – cheese mongers are fans – to appreciate this ancient sweetener for all its culinary glory. Once reserved

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Autumn Kale, Farro and Cranberry Salad

* A Bee Pollinated Recipe *     This has to be one of our new favorite salads! It is not only pretty, but so easy to prepare and seriously delicious! We wanted to choose seasonal ingredients that were directly pollinated by honeybees in order to bring attention to their important work pollinating a good

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Crystallization of Honey

Crystallization of Honey Honey crystallization or granulation is a natural phenomenon by which honey turns from liquid (runny) state to a semi-solid state. Crystallization of honey is little understood by the consuming public. Many assume that honey appears crystallized to be an adulterated or unnatural product. That is not so. Actually, crystallization process is natural

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The Secret Lives of Honeybees: How Honey Gets Made

Jacqueline Raposo interviews Marina Marchese of Red bee Apiary Honeybees are fascinating: Each bee colony can house as many as 80,000 bees during the busy flowering season. Each colony has a single queen—the only sexually developed female of the colony—whose primary job is to mate with male “drones” in her colony and lay eggs. Those

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Simple Changes: The Sweet Life

October’s glow is much like that of honey, don’t you agree? The goldenrod is blooming in all its glory, and although the garden is waning, the sunflowers are hanging onto those last bits of sunshine. Our hives are still abuzz with activity, just the other day, I spotted some pollen being carried back to the

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A peek behind the scenes at Red Bee’s Honey Harvest

Everything I Knew About Honey Changed When I Tasted it Fresh from the Beehive… “I will never forget my very first taste of fresh honey straight out of the beehive. Almost fourteen years ago a neighbor, Mr. B., invited me to his apiary to meet his honeybees. I was apprehensive about the offer. I thought

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