Here at Backyard Bee’s, we hand process our honey comb from uncapping to bottling. All our honey is gravity strained and unheated, which preserves the honey’s natural aroma, nutritional value, and fine taste. The result is pure 100% natural honey for you to enjoy.
How is honey made?
Bees use the very flowers in your backyard to produce their honey. Worker bees carry sweet nectar in their honey stomachs back to the hive to be put in the comb. During this time, enzymes in the bee’s stomach are transforming nectar into honey. Once in the hive, the honey is dehydrated to about 17% water and is then capped with pure beeswax to be later used as food.
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Where is your honey harvested?
We have about 100+ local hives in residential backyards throughout Orange County, CA.
Hello! Do you allow your bees to use their own honey to feed and take care of themselves as well as harvesting it?
does your honey is unpasteurized?
Can i by backyard homey on line.
Do you ship your honey? Or is it only in person purchases?
I don’t see honey listed online to buy…where to purchase? I used to get at whole foods but no longer….
Which sat will you be at the farmers market? Says every other sat….so which one so i can plan
I have been purchasing honey from Backyard Bees for years and I think it is the best! On 05/17/2022 I spoke with Janet at Backyard Bees. They were very responsive and allowed me to purchase some honey through phone/email communication if you are in/near Orange County. They allowed me to purchase honey via Venmo or cash and I picked it up the same day from their location. They explained that due to the drought, bees are not producing as much honey so Backyard Bees has reduced their presence at the Orange Farmer’s Market (https://orangehomegrown.org/) to only once a month (I believe the first Saturday of each month but not 100% certain). Again, this was on 05/17/2022 and I’m sure their policies and prices are subject to change as business conditions evolve. When possible, I try to support them both as a local business and as a business that directly supports animal and plant conservation.
I am interested in purchasing your honey for a Christmas gift for a family member. Any suggestions on how I can obtain some of your honey?