Real Raw Honey Crystallizes. And That’s A Good Thing

I learn so much from other Beekeepers all the time. Here’s one great explanation about honey crystallization from Bee Raw Honey.

Crystallization of honey is actually a good thing – it means you have a raw, real product that still contains all of honey’s natural nutrition. Bee Raw Blog
— Read on blog.beeraw.com/real-raw-honey-crystal

Advertisements

Suwanee Arts in the Park Festival

Thanks everyone at Suwanee Arts in the Park Festival! It was a lovely day. It was so nice to meet so many new people and share our products. I am humbled & grateful! #justrightranch #suwanee #artsinthepark
#etsy https://etsy.me/2Ig2FR3

Reasons To Buy Raw, Local Honey

This wonderful article explains the reasons why it’s important to buy raw, local honey and what’s wrong with most of the honey being sold in stores today. Check it out and let me know what you think!
— Read on www.betterhensandgardens.com/reasons-to-buy-raw-local-honey/

Celebrating three years at Canton Farmers Market

Thank you City of Canton, Canton shoppers, the farmers at Canton farmers market and especially Micki (Canton Farmers Market Manager). At the close of this our third year participating at the Canton Farmers Market it’s a good time to reflect on how the market has grown and my own little tent has changed. I’m ever so grateful for the option to make my overgrowth of garden goodies and honey available for sale to the community.

IMG_0013

Wildflower Honey, Cherokee, Co., GA

I’ve learned to “pivot” at the Canton Market- based upon customer feedback and featured items or events each week. In fact, my deep dive into jams started last year with the reminder to “bring something peach” for the peach weekend.

So, here it is a year later and I’ve brought to market more than 25 flavors of jam, jellies and marmalades. Some, like Apricot Ginger and Blackberry Basil, are big hits! In fact, we had people lined up the first weekend this year to secure a new batch! Because we use fresh ingredients (not dried fruit), we had to wait for the fruit to be in season since we sold out in 2016!

Just Right RANCH products- Honey, Jams, & our Southern Sampler (a mix of honey and jams)


A few other options were definite learning experiences (think “retired for a reason”) and the direct customer feedback really is helpful to make sure Just Right RANCH products align with our clients’ desires. My favorite quote this year is

“You had me at Lemon”

from a customer who purchased our Lemon Ginger Marmalade (and returned the next week for more). Thank you!!

This weekend is the annual costume event, while we cannot be there, we hope everyone has a great time. As a reminder, a smattering of our products will be available throughout the winter across the street from the Canton gazebo at the Canton Cherokee County Historic Society Gift Shop located on the first floor of the big white marble building facing the square.

We’ve also opened our own Etsy store. Please keep in touch and we look forward to seeing y’all again in 2018!!

Deb, Just Right RANCH

Honey harvest on the horizon

CIMG4844In Northern Ireland, the Giant’s Causeway is a fierce location to visit, and a surprise to me to see the honeycomb shaped rocks stubbornly refusing to yield to the gale-force winds and pounding waves. CIMG4849I bring this location to your attention because I’m also amazed at nature and the repeat of the honeycomb shapes in my bee-hive. Or is it that the rocks repeat the honeycomb… which came first the bee hive or the Giant’s Causeway? CIMG4843Regardless, the surprises I see in nature amaze me daily and as I’m on the cusp of harvesting my first honey supers, I am waxing nostalgically on my trip as well. (you can groan at the pun…) CIMG4829This was an awesome adventure.

Now, I’m looking forward to my honey harvest adventure which starts on US Independence Day!
CIMG4847