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

   
 

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:17:00 PST
Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings sound amazing


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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:47:01 PST
Come see us today!
*Heart of the City Farmers' Market between Hayes and Market Streets at the S.F. Civic Center - UN Plaza
Hours: 8am - 3pm ~ Year Round

*San Francisco, Clement at 4th Street
Hours: 9am - 2pm ~ Year Round

*Marin Civic Center Farmers' Market at the Civic Center at the Marin County Civic Center
Hours: 8am - 1pm ~ Year Round

*Oakland Jack London Square. You will find us at the South end of the market
Hours: 9am - 1pm ~ Year Round

*Stonestown, S.F. Lower parking lot behind Macy's
Hours: 10am - 2pm ~ Year-Round

Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:47:00 PST
Come see us on today!
*San Francisco Ferry Plaza in front of the Ferry Building. We are just to the south of the clock tower
Hours: 8am - 2pm ~ Year Round

*Oakland Grand Lake Farmers' Market between the 580 Freeway and the Grand Lake Theater
Hours: 8am - 2pm ~ Year Round

*Napa Farmers' Market in the Oxbow Parking Lot off of First Street east of Soscal
Hours: 7:30am - Noon ~ Seasonal




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