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We Started with Two Hives

BZ Honey - Matt and Kelly, after installing their first two hives of bees.

We started with two hives…

BZ Honey - Matt and Kelly, after installing their first two hives of bees.
Matt and Kelly, after installing their first two hives of bees.

On April 7th, 2012, we picked up our first two hives of bees.  My family had kept bees for years, but it was Kelly’s dad that gave us the inspiration to put hives on his vegetable farm.  At that time, we made the decision to use good management techniques and not chemicals to keep our bees healthy and our honey pure.  It turns out that the best minimum number of hives to have at any location is two hives, which allows us to compare the hives for problems and have back-up resources if we need them.

We now have 20+ hives in yards across Cypress, Houston, and Tomball, TX.  We believe we’re the only beekeepers in this area selling true local honey in the towns where the bees forage for nectar. We can guarantee that we’d have the “local-est” honey at the farmer’s markets where we sell, since we sell at markets that our bees can reach. We don’t buy honey from distributors and we don’t blend our honey, so we can offer a truly local product. We don’t put any chemicals in our hives, we don’t heat our honey, and we don’t filter it.  We’re still growing, but our mission hasn’t changed since those first two hives:  Provide true, raw, local honey.

If you haven’t tried our honey, give us a call, find us at your local farmer’s market, or buy some online.  We’re sure you’ll love it!

 

Matt

BZ Beekeeper