Sunday, 22 January 2017

honey

We've learned a lot about bees by volunteering to help look after the hives at the community garden. Thursday was harvesting day, so we gladly donned some suits to experience the process and score a jar of the local brew.

Maria suited up to collect the frames

frames

scraping off the wax caps

the spinner ... plenty of elbow greece needed to extract the honey

straining ....
next stop, breakfast bottle.

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