Save the Bees: How to Cultivate a Bee-Friendly Garden


Bees need food. That's why our beekeepers harvest only excess honey, leaving the rest to maintain the vitality of the hive. But even if you’re not a beekeeper, you can still help! Planting bee-friendly flowers is one of the easiest and most beautiful ways to support the bees.

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Topics: Save the Bees, Tips and Tricks, Bee Trivia

Baking with Honey: Substitute Honey for Sugar with 7 Simple Rules

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Maybe you tried raw honey for the first time, and maybe you fell in love and took some home. Months later, maybe the jar you purchased is sitting in the back corner of a cupboard, neglected and slowly crystallizing (which, for the record, is a good thing).

If this sounds familiar, we can help. What do you do with raw honey? So many things, but one of our favorites: bake with it.

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Topics: Raw Honey, Home Chef, Tips and Tricks

How We Picnic: Our Top 5 Tips for Outdoor Eating

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It's picnic time in America. With the sun shining high and long in the sky and the weather driving us outside, we're here to share our tips for outdoor eating.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Raw Honey, Home Chef, Entertaining, Honey Cocktails, Beeswax

Sweeten Your Bar Game: Announcing Our Honey Cocktail eBook

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Announcing our new eBook, Sweeten Your Bar Game: The Bee Raw Guide to Honey Cocktails. Download it free and learn to create crowd-pleasing honey cocktails.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Raw Honey, Honey Cocktails, Home Chef

High Altitude Honey: Secrets of the Mountaintop Honey Harvest

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For some, urban rooftop honey is about as high altitude as it gets. But it gets even higher. And the higher it gets, the more difficult it is to pull off making and harvesting honey. Below, long-time bee keeper Jean Vasicek shares her high-altitude secrets and what she does throughout the summer and into the fall to keep her bees alive throughout the year.

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

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

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

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