First honey harvest in 2014

We were really thrilled to have a completely capped super ready to harvest recently. I was especially excited as I was eager to try out my birthday present – an extractor!

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The wax cappings have to be scraped away before loading the frames into the extractor.

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Look at those golden droplets flying out of the wax combs.

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Running the honey out of the extractor, into the filter. Once the honey had been filtered we left it to settle before bottling it.

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The finished product.

We’ve had some fun designing labels. A came up with a couple of her own designs.

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She was feeling enterprising, so set up a little stall on our drive. Of course the honey with her labels outsold mine!

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