Foxglove has always been the calendar for announcing summer. Being a biennial, the surprise comes in guessing where we will see it growing from year to year. Foxglove can grow in the pastures where the sheep graze, as they would never eat this poisonous beauty.
Our bees were very busy and quite happy this past Spring and surprised us with 150 pounds of honey weeks earlier than we expected. Our CSA members will be receiving some this week with their share and the rest will be for sale.
|Trays are collected from the hives|
|The wax is gently scraped to open the cells containing the honey|
|The trays are then placed in the extractor to spin the honey out|
|The jars are filled|
|The honey changes color with the seasons, this honey is very light and tastes incredible|
The motorists along Rt. 1 were quite surprised by horses pulling a carriage down this historic street. No, it is not Lancaster Country...