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

   
 

Sat, 20 Jun 2015 20:06:01 PDT
You can find us in Oakland at the Jack London Square. You will find us at the South end of the market on Sundays
Hours: 9am - 1pm ~ Year Round


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Situated along the scenic Oakland/Alameda estuary, Jack London Square is a vibrant destination in Oakland bringing together dining, retail, recreation and exciting events year-round. From lively summer night markets and outdoor movies to kayaking and bicycling along the waterfront, the verve and ene…

Sat, 13 Jun 2015 19:55:01 PDT
Sundays we are at the Marin Civic Center Farmers' Market at the Civic Center
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…

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:44:18 PDT
Troubling news for beekeepers in California.


Historic California Drought Hinders Honey Production | blog.marshallshoney.com
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California's record-breaking drought is the latest in a series of serious concerns that have faced honeybee populations in recent years. Click to learn more!



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

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