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carshone Sep 19, 2012 05:48 PM

Where is the best place to purchase fresh honey. I understand it is best to get from a beekeeper. I absolutely love the greek honey and I was wondering what was comparable to that in the US.

  1. Scoutmaster Sep 19, 2012 08:18 PM

    Check your local farmer's market.

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      APK_101 Sep 19, 2012 05:57 PM

      This website will let you search by zip code and "honey": http://www.localharvest.org/

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        kubasd Sep 19, 2012 06:48 PM

        I definitely second buying it local. Not only will it taste fantastic, you'll be supporting local beekeepers :), AND you'll be getting all the health benefits of local honey. When I first moved back up to CT from DC, I developed some icky seasonal allergies. Some friends recommended adding some local honey into my diet, and lo and behold! My allergies disappeared! woohoo! Where abouts do you live?

        A good site to start with: http://www.honeylocator.com/locator/find/
        also, http://www.localharvest.org

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          carshone Sep 19, 2012 07:01 PM

          I live in illinois. where did you purchase your honey in ct?

          1. re: carshone
            kubasd Sep 20, 2012 03:04 PM

            Devil's River honey is what I've been buying lately. I get it at my local farmer's market (like scoutmaster suggests). I've never had Red Bee, it's at the other end of the state.

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            carshone Sep 19, 2012 07:10 PM

            Have you heard of red bee in ct

            1. re: carshone
              SIMIHOUND Sep 19, 2012 07:50 PM

              Great information. Thanks for posting.

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