Honey

I keep beehives in backyards throughout Polk and Dallas counties. I pull and process each frame of honey myself, then pour it as space and time allow.

See the hives in the backyard?

See the hives in the background?

Honey from my personal hives sells very quickly, so I strive to get you local honey from fellow beekeepers when I can. I want to support your local consumption and local suppliers. So once the local honey is gone…Folks, it is truly gone.

If you buy in June, the honey will taste and look different than the honey you buy in October. The flavor and color of honey depends on the nectar used to create it. (see honey bears in the photo)  Honeybees are quite miraculous in this way.

When it’s harvest season, we sell honey, usually in September. I believe in honest food, and am here to tell you that our honey is:

  • filtered one time with a coarse filter, so you may find pollen grains in your honey.
  • possibly going to crystallize. Honey never spoils, so don’t throw it in the garbage if it hardens! Set it in a very warm water bath.
  • from Dallas or Polk county. I believe in bioregions and sustainability. I will tend hives up to one hour away, so if you would like to play foster parent and keep a hive on your land while I tend to it, use my contact form and maybe we could work together.

Purchase pounds and other quantities by using the contact form or sign up for home-delivered organic food, including local honey, with Prudent Produce.

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