Winter Winds Down – Beekeeping Winds Up!

Spring is an exciting and busy time for beekeepers. As we deal with the last few storms and ensure that the bees have enough honey to carry them through to the first nectar being available- we also prepare for expansion and bringing more colonies to life! Our temporary bee yard March 5 2023: Our startupContinue reading “Winter Winds Down – Beekeeping Winds Up!”

Big Changes for Tiddley Bee Honey Co.

We have news…. Tiddley Bee Honey Co. is moving in  late spring to a new location on the East coast.  Marla and I had an absolutely great time meeting so many bee supporters and friendly people, but family and the ocean is calling and we must answer! I know I got many of you hookedContinue reading “Big Changes for Tiddley Bee Honey Co.”

Christmas Is Here Again!!

With Christmas just around the corner, Tiddley Bee Honey Co. has been busy with bottling, candle making, and especially markets! We have met some great wonderful people at the Port Colborne and Ridgeway Christmas Markets and are currently spreading some joy through our honey and other bee products at The Mill Greenhouse on Highway 3Continue reading “Christmas Is Here Again!!”

New Retail Partners!!

Over the past few months Tiddley Bee Honey Co. has been very fortunate to have our honey added to the already fantastic lineups of several local businesses. Please support our new friends at: Sweet E’s Bakeshop: 250 Ridge Road N. in Ridgeway.Sweet E’s has a tasty selection of amazing treats including tarts, cakes, pastries, alongContinue reading “New Retail Partners!!”

Summer 2021 Honey!

Our spring/summer 2021 harvest has been completed with some interesting results. The majority of the honey from our farm fields yielded quite a different flavour than last summer. The crazy weather (early warming, June drought, July rains) caused some traditional nectar sources to fail but others to emerge. As a result the main crop hasContinue reading “Summer 2021 Honey!”

Christmas Shopping at Tiddley Bee Honey

This Christmas is clearly going to be a tricky one for most of us. Lock-downs, travel restrictions, and supply chain issues are affecting each of us. Some workers are putting in more hours in stressful environments, while others are laid off or working from home, meanwhile, no one really knows what Christmas and New YearsContinue reading “Christmas Shopping at Tiddley Bee Honey”

Reading Your Honey Label

In Ontario, honey offered for sale must have key information printed on labels.  Honey bought directly on farms is exempt from some rules, but anything available at markets, stores, or online must include the following: INGREDIENTS LIST:   This is printed clearly as “HONEY – MIEL” (miel is the French translation).  Any additions to the honey such as spices,Continue reading “Reading Your Honey Label”