Food Storage and Survival: Eight Great Ways to Use Honey

FSS episode 71 imageOctober 1, 2014 – It’s time for extracting honey from our hives here and today I share our honeybee experience, how we extract the honey from the hives, and eight great ways to use honey!

Mentioned in the show:

Extracting Honey

Honey Onion Cough Syrup

Honey Bandage

Lil’ Suburban Homestead: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Bees with Troy Marino aka FarmerTito/BeeBayou

interview with troy marinoSeptember 4, 2014:  Karen Lynn interviews Troy Marino A.K.A. Farmer Tito/Bee Bayou and learns “Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Bees”!  Troy is a wealth of information and is in the process of becoming a certified breeder and raises 36 + colonies this year and harvested over 1600 pounds of honey!

Troy tackles some of the beginner beekeeping mistakes that lots of folks make and tries to explain the importance for some of the methodology of beekeeping experts and mentors.

 

If you are new to beekeeping or are a seasoned veteran this is a show you won’t want to miss!

Show Resources:

Troy is the Administrator of The Facebook Group Bees & Beeks come on over and join him!

Website is under construction, will be up soon….www.beebayou.com

Facebook address is facebook.com/BeeBayou

Have a question or an idea for a show?  Contact Karen Lynn at lilsuburbanhomestead@gmail.com

Lil’ Suburban Homestead: All About The Bees

All About The Bees - KarenLynnJuly 3, 2014:  Today it’s “All About The Bees”!  Karen Lynn invited her husband”The Viking” to come back on her show to discuss their journey into Beekeeping, her concerns when they first started out and some of his methods for resolving some of their common beekeeping issues that many beekeepers encounter.

Whether you have been beekeeping for a while or our new to it you will want to hear “The Viking’s” thoughts, how to’s and encouragement for others to pick up this homesteading skill.

Join in on the journey and help our bees to thrive!   We all depend on the little honey bee!

 

Show Resources:

Help The Beez Pleez Facebook Page

As We Trek On Our Beekeeping Adventures!

Making Your Own Pollen Patties To Feed Your Bees

Wax Moth Trap

Build Your Own Bottom Boards

Beekeeping For Dummies

The Viking Splits The Hives

Have a question or an idea for a show?    Email lilsuburbanhomestead@gmail.com

 

Pioneering Today: Bee Keeping, Part 2 of 2, Why Bees are Crucial to Our Survival

Episode8June 13, 2014: It’s estimated that without bees mankind would cease to exist within two years. Find out how these important insects work. In this episode we discuss:

  • Types of pollen for honey flavor
  • Which pollen creates different flavors and color of honey
  • Life span of a hive
  • The truth behind organic honey
  • How pesticides/chemicals affect bees
  • Difference between local raw honey and store bought honey
  • How to alter recipes calling for sugar with honey
  • How bees make their wax