Simply Raw Honey…More Than Just a Slogan

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We package honey, as it exists in our beehives, with little processing.  This preserves the natural goodness of our honey. RAW honey contains antioxidants, important enzymes, vitamins, pollen and other beneficial attributes that are removed or destroyed when filtered and/or heated beyond normal hive temperatures.  That is why our honey may appear a bit cloudy when compared to that of commercially produced honey products and will help explain...

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Natural, Chemical Free Beekeeping

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Did you know most honey is produced in hives that that are directly treated with chemicals and medicines to keep them viable?  Most commercial and even “local honey” comes from hives treated with many of the following: Antibiotics (Tylan, Fumagilin-B, Terramycin, etc.) Formic acid (Mite-Away II) Coumaphos (CheckMite+) Oxalic acid PVC Resin & Fluvalinate (Apistan Strips) AVACHEM Sucrose octanoate [40.0%] (Sucrocide) Thymol (Apiguard, Api...

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