The hunt for nectar

Bees are constantly on the hunt for nectar. We do our best to provide a little bit close to home. 

We are using local honey from Iowa honey producers for our mead. The various nectar sources can impact the flavor profile of the honey. Clover, buckwheat, locust or wildflower honey are all great options.  

 

 

 

Healthy hives

We typically have anywhere from 3-6 bee hives at our home. They provide us with a lot of honey each year although not quite enough to make enough mead to share with all our friends so we look to fellow beekeepers to provide us with enough honey for production.