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I am Legal Now

Actually, I have been legal for a long, long time! As of September 1st of this year I can legally sell honey at Farmers Markets as long as I meet the State of Texas’ labeling requirements. 332 more words

Healthy Lifestyle

Last Harvest from My Top Bar Hive

Sad story….Possibly, immediately after this last harvest the whole hive left….sometimes the old queen leaves and the hive has produced a new queen –  but I wasn’t so lucky. 372 more words


First Harvest From The Top Bar Hive

Yum, Yum, Yum……I pulled 3 bars with huge slabs of beautiful fully capped honeycomb 20 minutes ago and I was totally amazed. I cut up and saved 20 3X3 inch chunks,  had a few to snack on and have a freezer bag full of odd sized pieces. 128 more words


Blogging Again

A brief one to get the ball rolling…

The garden is still producing but not like in years past. The saving grace have been the cucumbers….Can’t give them away fast enough! 597 more words


Our Cast of Characters

Since I’ve been talking all about chickens and rabbits and catching up, I thought an update on the characters with whom we share our farm was in order. 396 more words


Hive Update

The weather this week has been fairly changeable. Within the same day we see cycling of bright sunshine and torrential downpours. This in itself isn’t too unusual and should you be particularily averse to wet weather may I suggest that Yorkshire is not an ideal holiday destination for you. 1,202 more words