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Know Your Honey

What you should know about honey before you buy it
Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 11:12 AM

Get familiar with what to look out for when buying honey (ensure it is actually honey) and make sure you are getting a high quality, raw and unadulterated product for your preps and daily consumption. 

http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/what-you-should-know-about-honey-you-buy-it.html

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Where to Place Your Bee Hives

Tips for finding the right spot for your hive
Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:58 AM

I decided to get a couple of bee hives to help with pollination, support the dwindling bee population, and eventually harvest a little honey and honeycomb. My first concern was where is the best place to locate a hive? There are some general rules of thumb, which are beneficial, although none are an absolute necessity. » Read more

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New 'Flow Hive'

New 'Flow Hive'

Introducing the most awesome beehive ever

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Flow Hive

Flow Hive

Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive
Monday, February 23, 2015, 5:25 PM

Check out this new and innovative honey bee frame design that allows for easy access and extraction of honey from the hive.  The Flow Hive design team have now launched their Indiegogo funding page that will give you more information and the opportunity to invest and acquire the first flow hive systems. 

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/flow-hive-honey-on-tap-directly-from-your-beehive

Also check out our Beekeeping Group page to learn and exchange ideas.

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7 Interesting Facts About Honeybees

Things to buzz about...
Monday, January 5, 2015, 6:35 PM

Some interesting knowledge and facts about bees that will give you a better appreciation for these wonderful creatures.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/interesting-facts-about-honeybees-zbcz1501.aspx#axzz3Ny8uQ5ZS

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How To Harvest Honey

How To Harvest Honey

How exactly do you get honey from your hive to your table?

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How To Harvest Honey Using An Extractor

A primer for those new to beekeeping
Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 8:01 PM

Once your bees have filled your hives with honey for you, how do you get it out?

This is a question that most aspiring and novice beekeepers don't know the answer to. If you're curious to learn the answer, read on...

I had my first honey harvest of the year this past weekend, and I took pictures of the major steps in order to create this primer and de-mystify things. » Read more

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Adam Taggart

15 Household Uses for Honey

TIme to get to know your local beekeeper
Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 4:06 PM

From first aid remedies to soothing a sore throat, here are a bunch of wonderful ways to use honey around the home.

http://www.motherearthliving.com/healthy-home/green-living/uses-for-honey-zmhz14mazpit.aspx#axzz2xfB7rXj5

Also check out the Beekeeping Group at PP and the great summary of Adam' Great 'Bad' Honey Harvest.

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Nothing Beats Fresh Honey

Nothing Beats Fresh Honey

Adam's weekend honey harvest

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More Than Honey

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More Than Honey

A new film that explores bee population declines and what it means for all of us.