December 13, 2021 2 min read
July 27, 2021 5 min read
You likely use it to sweeten your coffee or tea, or reach for a generous gobsmacking amount when you’re feeling under the weather, but raw honey’s uses reach far beyond the in-the-moment acute solution to feeling unwell, or satisfying that sweet tooth with something nutritive. Though, of course, we do hope you reach for raw honey in both of those moments too!
Raw honey has been a part of humankind’s natural remedy arsenal for a long time. Hieroglyphics depict Egyptians keeping bees...
May 25, 2021 4 min read
In our book, there is only one honey worthy of consumption - raw, local, unprocessed, unpasteurized honey. It’s not what you’ll find at most big box stores or your nearest grocer, but that is quickly shifting as more people recognize the importance of honey quality.
Most ubiquitous, conventional honey is heated, highly processed, sourced from a variety of floral sources, and homogenized to create the standard translucent, caramel colored liquid honey found in honey bears and plastic squeeze bottles. Convenient? perhaps. The problem?...
February 17, 2021 3 min read
There are over 4,000 species of bees in North America, and they are rapidly disappearing, including the honeybee population. While not all bees product honey, the majority of these bees are pollinators, who play an integral role in plants reproduction.
Honey bees are one of the many bee populations that could be in danger of disappearing. They are becoming weaker and dying off, due to a variety of factors including colony collapse disorder. In Hawaii specifically, we are challenged with...