No. 1 Golden
No. 1 Golden Honey has been heated and filtered so that it stays liquid longer. It is not pasteurized nor ultra-filtered so, it will crystalize back eventually (normally 6 months after packing). It is dark in color and with a strong flavor.
This honey is harvested once a year (in late August) from our beehives near Falkland. It comes from alfalfa, wildflowers around the Salmon river shore, and mountains.
Raw honey is filled with Phytonutrients that provide both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits! Raw honey still has nutrients that haven’t been filtered out through a pasteurization process. This means it’s healthier to consume and make it a valuable addition to your diet. It also contains small amounts of potassium, calcium, niacin, riboflavin, magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc.
Honey also naturally contains sugar. However, it’s a healthier alternative to sugar as it’s known to improve cholesterol levels and doesn’t affect blood sugar levels like white sugar.
Pasteurized honey may have different color and texture than raw honey, but the raw honey benefits don’t compare. To get the full benefits out of your honey, purchase local, unpasteurized honey.
No. 1 White
No. 1 White Honey is light in color and mild in taste. Sister to our Alfalfa Honey it has been heated and filtered to stay liquid longer. Not pasteurized nor ultra-filtered so, it will eventually crystalize back (normally 6 months after packing).
This is a customers favorite choice for cooking and non overpowering sweeter for coffee or tea. Also great for infusing it with garlic.
Alfalfa Honey is a very mild, delicate honey. There are several reasons why this type of honey is a good choice for you and your family. It is great for you because it has a naturally sweet flavour that is not overpowering. It also tastes good and has a very pleasant aroma, which is important if you are trying to improve your health or boost your immune system.
Clover honey is a thick, sweet syrup made by honeybees that collect the nectar of clover plants. It’s mild in taste and light in color, making it a popular choice among honey enthusiasts.
Dandelion honey is a strong tasting honey with medium sweetness and mild tangy notes. This wonderful weed is full of vitamins A, B, C, and D, as well as minerals, such as iron, potassium, and zinc. It also contains flavonoids such as luteolin, apigenin and isoquercitrin (a quercetin-like compound), as well as caffeic and chlorogenic acid.
Bees also produce a compound called propolis from the sap on needle-leaved trees or evergreens. When they combine the sap with their own discharges and beeswax, they create a sticky, greenish-brown product used as a coating to build their hives. This is propolis.
Try introducing propolis honey to your daily health routine or use it as a way to soothe sore throats, coughs, cold symptoms, and even allergies. It’s bee-medicine!
A spicy and poweerful combination! Our cinnamon honey is a customer favourite. Consuming honey and cinnamon on a regular basis can boost your immune system and protect you from foreign bacteria and viruses. Both the ingredients are a rich source of antioxidants and have anti-bacterial properties. It can help to improve the digestive system and fight various stomach-related ailments.
Creamed honey is considered the crème de la crème of raw honey for good reason with a powerful nutritional profile as well as a luscious texture.
Buckwheat honey is a rich dark malty honey produced by bees from the nectar of buckwheat flowers, a small white flower not in the wheat family, but rather related to rhubarb. honey is rich in antioxidants, has been shown to soothe cough, and to rival Manuka honey for its antibacterial activity.
Fireweed is a natural Okanagan wild flower that’s easily to distinguish. It has clusters of pink four-petaled flowers and long, green leaves growing out of a single tall stem.
Fireweed honey is one of the newest of our flavours. Fireweed honey has a sharp, almost peppery front flavor with a smooth, not overly sweet aftertaste. It’s much milder than Clove honey and not as sweet as all of the commercial honeys.
We had to save these hives in the summer of 2021 during the Okanagan wild fires and bring them to safety so you could have fireweed honey!
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