Unpasteurized Honey is NOT boiled, and NOT blended with a mixture of unidentified honey sources from around the world.
Unscrupulous honey operators regularly add glucose and water and food dye and antibiotics to create a false impression of a high-quality honey product. These products are often found at 'big-box' stores in Ottawa, and throughout the world.
ALWAYS TRY TO KNOW YOUR BEEKEEPER!
DAVE, THE BEEKEEPER, is usually at Harvest Honey's weekend Market Locations & Seasonal Craft Fairs around Ottawa.
Please check the calendar
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Honeybees feed on advantageous sources of pollen around their particular beehive, making Honey a natural resource of almost infinite variety. It is one of the only things that nature produces in such abundance that its excess serves the nutritional needs of humans, as well.
Liquid Honey is packed with anti-oxidants and beneficial enzymes.
Its reported benefits date back to Biblical times. In 1923, during the 'Carter excavations in Egypt' viable Honey was found in the tomb of King Tutankhamun. The Honey found in the tomb was still soft and edible, after 3500 years!
As our western seasons progress, the color, aroma, flavor, and water content of local honey changes. Honey in June may not taste the same or look the same as honey collected in October, because the bees feed on different flowers at different times of the year.
NOTE: The cycle of refrigeration, heating, boiling, microwaving and re-frigeration, will, OF COURSE, destroy the enzymes and will chemically change the structure and the taste of the honey.
It will still taste sweet, but will be reduced to little more than a processed, sugary-tasting, sweetener. The constant cycle action of cold/hot/microwave cycle strips the honey of its core values and complex carbohydrates, leaving it, no longer, RAW.
To prevent this from happening, DO NOT REFRIGERATE LIQUID HONEY. THIS WILL ENCOURAGE CRYSTALLISATION. Keep honey in a dark corner of your kitchen cupboard and it will last for years.
Our only product needing refrigeration is Cinnamon-Honey-Butter. It is 60% (sixty percent) butter, and it must be treated like a pound of butter out on the counter. It has about a 3-day shelf-life outside the fridge, making it IMPRACTICAL for bulk gift-giving, shipping, or long-distance distribution.
We will ship anywhere, usually next business day.
NOTE: A reminder
that honey and beeswax candles are heavy products requiring careful handling.
Having your order shipped will increase the cost considerably.
For a worldwide shipping quote, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click on the Calendar to find what markets and craft fairs we are serving in the upcoming days and weeks.
To avoid disappointment many return customers plan to pickup their order by prior arrangement:
To email or phone in an order a few days in advance:
The order will be ready for pick-up that weekend.
In the summer months we sell at the very excellent Beechwood Farmer's Market in Vanier, east end of Ottawa, at 99 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, ON).
In the fall we move indoors to serve a variety of different craft fairs each week. Check the calendar for these locations, dates, and times.
Be sure to stock up for the winter, for honey, cinnamon-honey-butter, chocolate honey, creamed honey, and candle orders, as the business is closed December 15 to April 15.
A 20% discount applies to any orders of 1 Case x 12 jars of honey or 1 Case x 12 of the same candle design
These discounts are helpful to restaurant owners, spa operators, wedding planners, "Green-Minded" Brides, Event Organizers, Professional Fund-Raisers, and Local Deli-Markets who care BIG-TIME about their level of Organic Purity in their products.
Multi-case orders may take up to 7 business days to prepare and deliver. Visit the Products Page.
Wholesale Prices include:
delivery within the City of Ottawa
We will be happy to arrange worldwide shipping. Email us for a quote.
Harvest Honey accepts:
Call: (613) 316-4801
20% discount applies to
Dave is a registered beekeeper in the Province of Ontario who promotes education about the importance of honeybees in our ecosystem.
Dave, and his wife Ruth, sell seasonal unpasteurized local honey at Ottawa area markets and craft fairs, serving retail and wholesale clients.
Unpasteurized Local Honey
Beautiful Beeswax Candles
from The Ottawa Valley