West Nyack, New York Local Honey
238 Germonds Road, West Nyack, NY.
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Less than two miles from the Palisades Mall in Rockland County, NY there are about 200,000 busy bees making honey. Twice a year I go into my back yard and harvest the honey from my four hives. I separate the honey from the comb, strain it through cheesecloth and put it into 12 oz bottles.
My honey is undiluted, uncooked, un-fiddled with. It is 100% honey from my hives. You can stop by and meet the bees before you buy. The honey is all natural, and I don’t medicate my bees. You can even see the tiny pieces of white beeswax that float to the top, something that you will never see in the heavily processed imported honey that you get from the supermarket.
I charge $8 for a 12oz container. $12 for the 16oz glass muth jar. Stop by and honk or ring the bell. If I am at home and have honey, you’ll see the sign at my driveway.
My bees are of different types. Now I have mixed breed bees that have survived cold northern winters. These are crosses between Italian, Russian and Carniolan bees, and are very gentle and sting me only occasionally.
My first 3 hives, purchased in 2009, are named after my Mother and Aunts. They are Connie, Ethel and Martha.
Here is a picture of Connie (the hive) from last winter.