I pulled a foundationless frame of honey from one of my honey supers yesterday: Then I cut it up: Then I ate some, biting right into the comb, had the biggest sugar rush of my life, and then cut the rest of the comb off the frame. It came to about 4 pounds of comb […]
I often make crushed & strained silky liquid honey and let the bees clean up the crushed comb afterwards. Digging through my archives, I found some footage that shows how I do it. I talk about all kinds of things in this video, most of which would take up too much space to reiterate here. […]
I crushed and strained another foundationless frame of honey last night. I cut and packaged some raw honey comb too. First I cut the comb from the frame:
Here’s a 27-minute visit with me and my one beehive for September 2017. This is more of my behind-the-scenes beekeeping series, if we can call it that. It’s an excuse for me to post talky footage that I normally wouldn’t use because there’s more to listen to then there is to see.
Here’s a 2-minute video that shows another beekeeper, then me, extracting some honey a few days ago: See Extracting Honey for all the details.
First I cut the honey comb, second I crushed and strained it, and third I bottled it: Nothing fancy about any of this. The honey still has plenty of little wax bits floating around, but I don’t care. I sterilized the small Mason jars and poured the honey in. No heating, no freezing, nothing. September […]
A moment I’ve been waiting for — for the past year and a half — happened this morning. I ate honey fresh out of a hive and right off the comb. It was a beautiful thing.