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Offline photokid

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« on: April 12, 2005, 01:30:22 PM »
Here in sunny south Florida, I started beekeeping in February for the first time. Everything is moving along beautifully. I take pictures to help monitor the progress. My hive is located next to 5 acres of banana plants. The banana flowers are full of bees, and the hive super is filling with capped honey. Any idea how good this honey is? And do I really need to be certified and have to send my honey to be bottled in order to even give the honey away?

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Re: Banana Flower Honey
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2005, 03:08:26 PM »
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My hive is located next to 5 acres of banana plants. The banana flowers are full of bees, and the hive super is filling with capped honey. Any idea how good this honey is?

Tastes like chicken..... :wink:  I have no idea, but it sounds interesting and would be willing to compare it to others if you send me a sample :P
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 And do I really need to be certified and have to send my honey to be bottled in order to even give the honey away?

No,  I have never heard of such a requirement.  You can surely bottle your own to give away.  Not sure what Florida laws are, but most states just require labeling with your name, address, and weight.
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2005, 08:58:51 PM »
Banana honey sounds good.
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« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2005, 12:22:32 PM »
I'll let you know if it's any good. In the meanwhile, what do you have in exchange?  :)

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« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2005, 05:49:12 PM »
Why would they want your wieght on the label?
Isn't that a bit personal?
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« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2005, 11:41:17 PM »
Rog, I hope that was a joke. If not they are talking about the wieght of the contained food product. bye :)
Ryan Horn