Products and Services

HONEY

Unpasteurized, all natural honey from floral sources right here in the Wolfville and surrounding area. All honey is collected from start to finish by myself, each jar passing through my hands prior to being sold, giving it that personal touch.

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1 kg jar   $12              
500g jar   $7                                     
250g jar
  $4.50                                
             



BEESWAX PRODUCTS

As a natural byproduct of harvesting honey, beautiful 100% pure beeswax can be made into a variety of goods.
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BEES & EQUIPMENT SALES

  • Four frame nucs available in spring and summer - phone for availability and current pricing. 
  • A change in policy regarding nuc sales:


    - Nucs will be installed into customers own equipment (new or disease free) at time of pick up, or if equipment is dropped off prior to pick up (preferable). Cardboard nuc boxes available at additonal cost.

  • Please note that all new beekeepers must be registered with the Province (free) and they will be provided with an information package and a  beekeepers code number.
  • http://agricommodity.ca/wp-content/uploads/NSDA-New-Beekeeper-Registration-Request1.pdf
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HONEY BEE REMOVALS

I am experienced in all aspects of safe honey bee removals, including swarm collections, cut-outs and trap-outs.

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INTERESTING PROPERTIES OF HONEY!


I am often asked if honey "goes bad" and needs to be thrown out. My answer? Only if you want to throw out perfectly good honey! Honey is one of those special products that never goes bad. It will granulate over time, but that is a natural occurance and does not mean it is no longer good. Granulated honey can be liquified by merely gently heating it until it becomes liquid again.
Honey is however, hygroscopic, meaning it can absorb moisture if left out in the open. If the moisture level exceeds 17.6%, the possibility exists that it could begin to ferment. What do you do with honey if it ferments? Well, if you control the process precisely, you can make a product known as mead.
Without a doubt the best mead I have ever tasted is one produced right here in the Annapolis Valley by Planter's Ridge Winery called Valley Nectar.
I have tried many different meads over time, but this one is the first where the honey essence has not been lost in the process, still recognizable in the finished product.
Planter's Ridge has also just introduced another great product, Sparkling Mead.
I am proud to be the supplier of honey for Planter's Ridge.
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Honey Sales

Brandt's Bees bottled honey is available for purchase at the following locations:

  • Wolfville Farmers Market on Saturdays

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