Honey & Beeswax

Granny’s Southern Honey Cornbread

When it comes to cornbread, Granny’s honey cornbread is truly the best. Just a hint of sweet, making it a hit to those who like their cornbread sweet and those who don’t like it very sweet.

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Beeswax Products
August 5, 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
July 13, 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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Setting Honey Prices, Labeling, and Marketing Homestead Honey
July 13, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

When we first started keeping bees, many friends and family wanted to buy honey from us. In the beginning, we didn’t have any extra, but after a while, we had more than our family could use and we decided to sell some. But we needed to make sure we were selling the honey legally and had a competitive honey price.

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How to Harvest Honey — Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial from Backyard Beekeeping and Miller Bee Supply, we’ll take you through the basics steps of harvesting and extracting your honey.

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Lavender Thyme Honey Syrup

Like all things in life, when bees give you honey, you make Lavender Thyme Honey Syrup … or something like that.

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Propolis Benefits Inside and Outside the Hive
June 24, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

When people think about products that bees produce they often think of honey and beeswax, but bees also make other products such as royal jelly and propolis. Benefits of each of these products can be seen inside the beehive and outside the hive.

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The Anatomy of Botulism

Why is botulism in honey not a concern for older children and adults? It all comes down to the anatomy of botulism and mechanism of disease.

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Medicinal Use of Bee Venom
April 22, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

The medicinal use of bee venom dates back thousands of years, by some accounts as far back as the Stone Age.

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When “Honey-Colored” Means Blue
April 22, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

Honey-colored is a term common in songs, poems, and romance novels. However, as those who keep bees know, honey is not always a glorious shade of yellow.

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