Bees and Canola Flowers

Bees and Canola Flowers

Listen to our beekeeper, Scott, talk about how the nectar from the canola flower fields impacts honey. The flowers makeup those pretty bright yellow fields in the spring. As it turns out, humans aren’t the only ones who like those...
Pappy’s Honey

Pappy’s Honey

Instead of an herb, this week we are featuring honey! We wanted to make sure everyone understands the different types of honey available. We now have Pappy’s fall honey available for purchase on the honey and maple syrup table. With only a few pickups left, nows...

Something Up My Sleeve

We had our 3rd annual Fall honey harvest this weekend. The bees were very productive once again and we now have a darker amber color honey available.  Slightly stronger in taste, this is typical of Fall honey. You will see it on the CSA table this week. There is a...
Busy As A Bee

Busy As A Bee

The bees have had a tremendously successful Spring harvest this year and we were able to extract some of their extra supply.  We were able to harvest honey in July for the first time since my Dad started beekeeping two years ago.  Generally, bees will need to...

The Finish Line

This is the final week for the 2015 CSA season, the inaugural year at our new farm.  The challenges of scaling up from 1 acre to 4 were daunting at times, but we learned and grew a lot!  We had some bountiful crops, zucchini and watermelon come right to mind, and we...
What’s all the buzz about???

What’s all the buzz about???

This weekend we celebrated the first Terra Fauna Farm Honey Harvest. Scott Edelman, Greg’s Dad embarked on a beekeeping mission this year. He has 4 honeybee hives, 2 on Terra Fauna Farm and 2 on Twin Maple Farm in Northampton County. To summarize the lengthy process:...