Yes, the Buzz Family is buzzing away for a well-deserved rest! Our Hive Door will be closed for business from 29 March – 5 April. While the Hive Door is closed, you can still get your favourite honey from Foodland outlets, premium fruit and vegetable stores, the Tourist Information Centre at Hahndorf, and our other stockists in […]
Besides being smart, hard-working and humble, they are truly stars – one celebrated for his acting talent, and the other, for enabling us to still enjoy so much of what we eat! But what is so inspiring is Freeman’s crusade with saving bees from extinction. Find out more from http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs/morgan-freeman-is-now-a-beekeeper
While cotton growing is enjoying a boom in Eastern Australia, the honey bee who is the biggest commercial pollinator in this food bowl is being threatened by pesticide use on the farms. With bees so critical to farming, is there a way for beekeepers and cotton farmers to work together for mutually positive outcomes? Find out more […]
Our new Hive Door hours are: Monday to Sunday: 10.00am – 5.00pm See you soon!
The answer could depend on who is reading this post. According to scientists, the male bumblebee makes no effort to remember where it grew up as it leaves home to commence life as an adult bachelor. However, when it leaves a newly discovered flower, it would look back to remember the flower and the location […]
Do you want to learn how to be a responsible beekeeper? In the new year we will be running information sessions and hands on sessions for people to learn about the amazing world of bees and beekeeping. Keep an eye on our website for more details about times and prices. We hope to have all […]
Beeswax is a natural by product of our honey production and now that we have our Hive door we have been busy hand making different types of candles for people to be able to purchase. Not only do beeswax candles look great but they are also the best candle to burn as they burn cleaner than soy […]
For all the almond lovers out there, did you know that without bees you wouldn’t get almonds? Bees are essential to the production of almonds as they collect pollen from the male anthers of one flower and deposit pollen on to the female ovaries of another flower. This fertilisers the flower so it can set […]