Bees in Winter

Owner, John Wright, and the webmaster for Bee Wild shot video of John’s Dad and John talking about beekeeping and how they care for bees in winter. Because our customers have asked for more beekeeping and honey education, we will continue to add videos to our blog. Please support this effort by: leaving comments here…

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Abbatoir, a Local, Seasonal Jewel

I watched Unique Eats last week, and they reviewed Atlanta restaurants. Although I pass Abbatoir when I go to Yeah! Burger, I never thought of eating there, until I saw this program. So, when our webmaster’s 50th Birthday came up, I decided to make reservations for his birthday dinner. Abbatoir Delivers Local, Seasonal Food and…

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What Is Up with Sourwood Honey

We often describe Bee Wild’ honey as raw, wildcrafted, natural, and unfiltered. We don’t claim being “organic,” as this status is meaningless in the United States, as there is no recognized certifying body for organic honey. Here’s the URL for our article describing what the terminology we use and how we gather honey:  http://beewild.buzz/varietal-artisan-honey/ What…

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Fermented Vegetables

My Grandmother was from Poland and made homemade sauerkraut and sausage almost every Sunday. I can remember going into a pristine area of her basement set aside for fermenting vegetables and working with her to make the  sour cabbage. For my Grandmother’s generation, fermenting vegetables for preservation and health made sense. Fermentation helped us process…

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