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



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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:38:56 PDT
L'Shana Tovah!!!!


Judaica Honey | Marshalls Farm Pure & Natural Certified Kosher Honey
www.marshallshoney.com
All Marshalls honeys are kosher, but for any special occasion in the Jewish Faith, we have you covered. We carry Judaica and Hanukkah gifts plus more."

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:51:12 PDT
From the The New York Times Bees and Colony Collapse


Bees and Colony Collapse
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The demise of honeybees should alert us that our own well-being might be similarly threatened.

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:22:55 PDT
This is an interesting slideshow that shows how our honey is the honey of choice used by other producers to enrich their products - in this case St. Benoit Yogurt.


Saint Benoit Creamery Tour | CUESA
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On September 17, 2010, CUESA led a tour of the Saint Benoit Creamery facility and Achadinha Cheese Co., both in Petaluma, California. All photos by Barry Jan.




There is so much to put on this page some day we'll get around to it.
Meanwhile...let's beegin at the hives.

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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