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

   
 

Mon, 04 May 2015 19:51:02 PDT
Farmers' Market in Novato, California on Grant Ave.
Tuesdays - Hours: 4pm - 7pm ~ Starting tomorrow
Tuesdays are a busy day at the farm filling orders and getting ready for markets, but you can come taste & purchase honey and have a look around!


Novato Farmers' Market, Tuesdays 4-7pm, May-Oct.
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The Novato Farmer's Market in historic Downtown Novato. Tuesdays 4pm-7PM Our Market includes locally grown, organic produce, fun for kids with pony rides and jumping houses, ready to eat food like roasted chickens and potatoes, fish and chips, Thai food, and tasty sweets. Local Favorites like Flour

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 19:34:00 PDT
16 Honey Recipes You Didn’t Know You Needed This Summer


16 Honey Recipes You Didn't Know You Needed This Summer
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Summer just got even tastier! Share your summer moments worth savoring, and you could win a VIP trip to Lollapalooza ’15 from Jack Honey!

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 19:55:01 PDT
We are at the *Marin Civic Center Farmers' Market at the Lagoon at the Marin County Civic Center on Thursdays
Hours: 8am - 1pm ~ Year Round


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Market Map Farmers Market Locator For mobile devices, please scroll down to see map Sunday Civic Center Sunday 8am – 1pm Year Round The Sunday Marin Farmers Market is AIM’s largest market and the third largest farmers market in California. At summer’s peak, nearly 200 local farmers, specialty food p…



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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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