Raw Honey Spotlight: Maine Wild Raspberry Honey

When life calls for a punch of sweetness, there's one honey that always does the trick. Perfect for those with a sweet tooth, Wild Raspberry Honey combines a recognizable light amber color with the flavor complexity found only in a raw, single varietal. A subtle aroma of cocoa butter leads to a unique berry-forward finish, making this honey a consistent crowd favorite.

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Topics: Raw Honey, Home Chef

Six Ways to Repurpose Honey Jars

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In honor of Earth Day, we’re spreading that old-fashioned joy: recycling. And on Earth Day and every day, we strive to be environmentally sustainable, in part by using post-consumer paper and glass packaging for our products.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Raw Honey

What Can I Do to Save the Bees?

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Sure, you may not be able to set up hives on your roof or in your back yard anytime soon. But to save our endangered bees, you don't need to. Believe it or not, there are several other simple things we can do to help keep bees in our communities flourishing.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Save the Bees, Raw Honey

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: Save the Bees, Raw Honey, 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

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: Beeswax, Tips and Tricks, Raw Honey

Raw Honey Spotlight: Washington Buckwheat Honey

When it comes to bold, full-bodied, complex flavor, one raw 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: Healthy Living, Raw Honey, 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: Healthy Living, Raw Honey

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: Beeswax, Healthy Living, Raw Honey, 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: Beeswax, Healthy Living, Raw Honey

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