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

   
 

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:35:41 PDT
From allergy relief to disease prevention, we just keep learning more about all the health benefits of honey.


Research Provides New Insight into Health Benefits of Honey | blog.marshallshoney.com
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Studies at a number of leading research universities are providing new insight into the exciting health benefits of honey. Click to learn more!

Sat, 30 May 2015 19:54:00 PDT
Hope to see you on Sunday at the Heart of the City Farmers' Market between Hayes and Market Streets at the S.F. Civic Center - UN Plaza
Hours: 8am - 3pm ~ Year Round


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San Francisco's only independent, farmer-operated non-profit farmers market since 1981. Every Wednesday and Sunday at the United Nations Plaza above Civic Center BART station.

Fri, 29 May 2015 20:02:00 PDT
Visit the Napa Farmers' Market in the Oxbow Parking Lot off of First Street east of Soscal on Saturdays
Hours: 7:30am - Noon ~ Seasonal


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(Across the street from Oxbow Public Market) Join us for a celebration of community and the world-class produce and artisan goods for which our beautiful region is known. A California Certified Farmers Market, we’re dedicated to the sustainability of our local environment and our local economy. By s…



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.

 

Our Beekeeper