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Marshall's Farm Natural Honey
159 Lombard Rd
American Canyon, CA 94503
1-800-624-4637
honey@marshallshoney.com

   
 

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:55:00 PST
The many beneficial uses of honey!


10 health benefits of honey
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From fighting dandruff and drunkenness to treating coughs and cuts, honey is a powerhouse of health benefits.

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:38:00 PST
Bees are magical!


The Science Behind Honey’s Eternal Shelf Life
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A slew of factors—its acidity, its lack of water and the presence of hydrogen peroxide—work in perfect harmony, allowing the sticky treat to last forever

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:31:00 PST

Hood Health 101: Amazing Uses Of Raw Honey
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Hood Health 101: Amazing Uses Of Raw Honey Community Lifestyle News2 hours ago This edition of Hood Health 101 goes into the benefits of raw honey. Singing… Honey oh oh oh you so sweet in my Erykah Badu voice!! Raw unpasteurized honey is incredibly beneficial because of its medicinal uses and nu…




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Marshall's Farm Honey 
   

 

Beekeeping basics

BEE TRIVIA

How do bees make different varieties of honey?

The Beekeeper moves the bees from location to location where different flowers are blooming at different times of the year.

What percentage of our food is dependent on bees for pollinations?

One Third

How long does a honeybee live in the summertime?

45 Days

How do bees make different varieties of honey?

The Beekeeper moves the bees from location to location where different flowers are blooming at different times of the year.

What percentage of our food is dependent on bees for pollinations?

About 45 days. In the winter the bees live longer because the days are shorter and the bees are not flying as much.  They spend rainy, windy and cold days inside the hive.

How many bees live in a colony in the summertime?

30,000 - 50,000

Why do bees make honey?

It is their food.  Bees eat Honey and Pollen.

What determines the color and taste of honey?

The nectar gathered by the bees. Different flowers have different tasting and different colored nectars.

How many times per minute does a bee flap its wings?

11,000 times

How many times per second does a bee flap its wings?

183 times

How many wings does a honeybee have?

Four

How fast does a honeybee fly?

Fifteen miles per hour

How far must a colony of honeybees fly to make one pound of Honey?

55,000 miles

How many flowers must a Honeybee visit to make one pound of Honey?

2,000,000

How far from the hive will a Honeybee fly?

A 2 1/2 mile radius.

 

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