Another Awesome Raw Honey Harvest With Friends and Family!

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Many of you know that Whitfield’s Raw Honey is part of a co-op of sorts in which five families pool their resources, and even friends, to achieve a successful harvest every year.  We help each other pull honey supers in the field and we purchase, and maintain, harvest equipment like our variable power supply Dadant 20 frame extractor. We have a blast getting together for food, fun and fellowship as we process thousands of pounds of...

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Another Harvest and New Beekeepers Join the Fun!

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We just completed our first harvest  of the season on June 27, 2015 and we are off to a good start!  This harvest was well under the numbers we had last year at this time, but we expect the bees will pick up production as the summer heats up.  All of the usual crew came out for harvest this year plus some new guests. Mike and Emalaine stopped by and helped out for a while.  Mike is thinking about getting some hives of his own and has been going...

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Clarkston Farmers’ Market Fun!

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Mia and I tried the Clarkston Farmers’ Market on Saturday, October 11th.  It was brisk but sunny and sales were good.  Notice Mia’s blanket?  We found that the Clarkston Farmers’ Market is a great place to sell our honey.  It was surprising how well informed the market customers were about honeybees and raw honey.  Our special brand of raw honey was well appreciated and sales reflected it. Please join us again on October 18th,...

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Don’t Wreck Your Honey!

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Do you find it annoying when your beautiful, liquid, golden honey turns thick and white and becomes difficult to pour from the bottle? I do.  I know many, like my grandfather, prefer their honey to be the consistency of peanut butter and that crystallization is a natural process in which the flavor and other healthful properties do not change.  However, like most of my family and honey customers, I still prefer my honey easy flowing, clear and...

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Whitfield’s Raw Honey Earns the “Pure Michigan” logo!!

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We are happy to announce that Whitfield’s Raw Honey has earned the “Pure Michigan” logo!!  Why wouldn’t we, right?  Our honey is locally produced and is closest to its natural state as any product of Michigan might be.  Whitfield’s Raw Honey is local.  We use natural beekeeping methods which include no chemicals, antibiotics or heat processing.  What is more pure than that?  For more information on how to request the use...

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