What Is Colony Collapse Disorder?

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In recent years scientists have fretted over the future of bees, and although research has shed much light on the crisis, those in the bee business—from hive keepers to commercial farmers—say the insects remain in deep trouble as their colonies continue to struggle.

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Topics: Raw Honey, Save the Bees, Bee Trivia

Easter Ham or Easter Lamb?

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With Easter right around the corner, it’s time to pledge your allegiance: is your family Team Ham or Team Lamb? Before tempers rage and holiday scuffles ensue, let us look at the facts.

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Topics: Raw Honey, Home Chef, Bee Trivia

The Art of Beeswax Easter Eggs

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Easter is one of our favorite holidays, but not just for the chocolates and jelly beans—we also love the beeswax-decorated eggs. Yep, you read that right. In fact, it's a centuries-old art of Polish pisanki and Ukrainian pysanky—a wax-resist method (a painting technique that makes the most of the fact that oil and water don't mix when painting) of decorating Easter eggs, much like batik.

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Topics: Raw Honey, Beeswax, Tips and Tricks

Buckwheat: The Guinness of Honeys

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When it comes to bold, full-bodied, complex flavor, one honey rises above the rest. Buckwheat offers a one-two punch of hard and soft — mossy earth followed by a lingering sweetness and a hint of molasses. Honey for the faint-hearted, this is not. All this combined with its dark rusty color and hint of malt is why we give buckwheat the nickname the Guinness of Honeys.

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Topics: Raw Honey, Healthy Living, Home Chef

Honey and Tea: An Age-Old Remedy

IMG_0047.jpgWith a stubborn winter still going strong, it’s time to take stock of the all-natural arsenal we have when temperatures outside plunge and our internal temperatures soar. Whether you need to warm up or cool off—adding raw honey to a hot mug of tea can soothe, heal, and revitalize.

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Topics: Raw Honey, Healthy Living

Nature's Conditioner: 11 Ways to Use Butchwax

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At Bee Raw we’re not content to let honey steal all the attention. We’re out to save the bees, after all, so the more bee-related products we can conjure up, the better the bees', and their beekeepers', fighting chances.

Enter Butchwax, our concoction of beeswax, jojoba oil, and essential oils. Centuries ago, everyone from Midwestern farmers to Thomas Jefferson used beeswax for anything in need of moisturizing or conditioning. And why not? As we find again and again in our quest for sustainability, nature’s way is the best way.

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Topics: Raw Honey, Beeswax, Healthy Living, Save the Bees

Bergamot: The Scent of Romance

Bergamot.jpgAs romance goes, few regions of the world can surpass Calabria, Italy. The “tip of the boot” offers vistas of the sea from rocky shores, and mountainous peaks looming above a coastal border. In the rich soil of Calabria, a bounty of flora grows during long Mediterranean summers. To us at Bee Raw, it sounds like paradise.

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Topics: Raw Honey, Beeswax, Healthy Living

Winter Skin Miracle Workers

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Freezing temperatures often leave skin dehydrated and a little TOO rosy. But what if we told you the remedy to your complexion woes can be found in one of our products?

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Topics: Raw Honey, Healthy Living

Salted Caramel Honey Apples

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Topics: Home Chef

Green Goblin Juices

Boost your day with vibrant green juice or a nutrition-packed smoothie.

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Topics: Healthy Living, Home Chef

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