Honey & Beeswax

Should My Supers Be Below the Inner Cover for Winter?

Having the inner cover in the way can block the bees’ pathway and funnel the heat to a small area instead of generally throughout the super. In addition, the retriever bees may have to travel further—first to the opening, then away from it to the food, and then back to the hole, and then back to the cluster.

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Fire Cider Recipe with Raw Honey

Fire cider is an old home remedy for the runny noses and sniffles before they develop into full-blown colds or flu. Even if you already have a cold or the flu, drinking shots of fire cider can help ease symptoms and might even reduce the duration of a virus.

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How to Decrystallize Honey
November 11, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

Every so often someone asks me how to decrystallize honey. Well, here’s the how and why.

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Honey Herbes De Provence Recipe

Expensive to buy and sometimes hard to find, you can make your own Herbes de Provence recipe blend.

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Beeswax Products
October 4, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

Beeswax is one of the most unique and useful natural products in the animal world. Beeswax is the ultimate eco-friendly, zero-waste option for endless uses.

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Steps for Successfully Filtering Beeswax
October 4, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

When people find out that we are honey bee farming, they always ask about the honey. But bees also produce beeswax and something will need to be done with the beeswax when you harvest honey.

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6 Simple Beeswax Uses
October 4, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

Since we started keeping bees a few years ago we’ve learned about so many beeswax uses. We had no idea it was so versatile.

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Make Your Own Beeswax Wraps
October 4, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

It’s easy and inexpensive to make beeswax wraps, and they make a great addition to your homestead kitchen. Here are the four steps you’ll need.

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How to Make Beeswax Candles

While there are many wonderful beeswax uses, cappings wax can make the most divine beeswax candles.

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Honey Peanut Butter Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are a great treat made with honey and chocolate for a flavor burst twist on a classic cookie.

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