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This Website is about Raw Honey, Bee Pollen, Swarm Removal, Beekeeping Consulting, Hive Management Contracting, and Sponsor A Bee Hive in Washington, Pacific Northwest

January 19th, 2015 | No Comments

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Join The Blue Network Of Pollination Angels!

March 4th, 2015 | No Comments

Growing our own food will turn out to be a wise choice
Recently we have experienced the consequences of climate changes. Extreme weather conditions are more prevalent, threatening food production for instance in California with its droughts and water shortage. It is easily noticeable how food prices are steadily climbing up.

Why not start a garden and an orchard in your front or backyard and produce healthy, fresh food, not contaminated with pesticides, not controlled by big agro corporations (if you use heirloom seeds). This boring green English lawn is waiting to be transformed into something useful and meaningful.

The only thing you will depend on is…POLLINATION!

How can pollination of a rural, suburban or urban area like the bigger area of Olympia be achieved?

There are 3 three levels of pollination shown schematically below:

Pollination schematic showing the overlaying result of three contributing levels of pollinationf

Pollination schematic showing the overlaying result of three contributing levels of pollination

1) Feral honey bees living in nature or in buildings and solitary bees. Solitary bees have a very short season and the number of feral honey bee colonies are not known.
2) Hobby beekeepers caring for honey bee or mason bees. The number of hives maintained by hobby beekeepers may fluctuate strongly from year to year.
3) Honey bee hives professionally maintained by Bee Forever Apiary. This is the most reliable source of pollination. Check out the real coverage on the image below and notice, how individual people who have bee hives on their property that are maintained by Bee Forever Apiary form a network that significantly contributes to the pollination coverage of a whole region.

Every blue circle on the map represents one or more beehives of one of our clients and has a radius of 3 miles. This is a typical area that bees cover while foraging and therefore pollinating. The map reflects the status of 2013.

Every blue circle on the map represents one or more beehives of one of our clients and has a radius of 3 miles. This is a typical area that bees cover while foraging and therefore pollinating. The map reflects the status of 2013.

Join the network!
The more blue circles we have where we live, the more secure pollination will be!
For more info click on contracting

Read article in Thurston Talk:

http://thurstontalk.com/2015/02/15/thomas-mani-olympia-beekeeping


Swarm Removal Service for Yelm, Rainier, Roy, Tenino WA, near Olympia, Lacey in Washington

June 1st, 2014 | No Comments

Honey Bee Swarm Removal
Bee Forever Apiary collects honeybee swarms on your property for free if it is openly and easily accessible. However, extracting an established bee colony out of a building is not free. Minimum charge is $50 which includes the first hour of traveling and work. Every additional hour costs $25.00.
Please indicate your exact address, where and how the swarm has settled or is hanging, how high it is and whether you provide a ladder long enough or not. With our ladders we only collect swarms up to 25 feet maximum height
We will contact you as soon as possible to make arrangements.


Local, Raw & Rare Maple Honey from Yelm WA, near Olympia, Lacey in Washington

November 19th, 2013 | 2 Comments

Our Raw Maple Honey, a Sensational Rarity in the Pacific Northwest
Bee Forever Apiary operates in the Bald Hills near Yelm, WA. A Maple nectar flow is a rare event in our rural and unpolluted area. The last time our bees harvested a surplus was in 2003…Three factors need to be subtly orchestrated: the blooming stage of the maple tree, the weather conditions with frost and not too much precipitation, and the colony strength of the bee hives. In April 2013, 6 of our hives were ready to collect the nectar and fill the honey supers. The result is a honey of light golden greenish color, very aromatic and with a special delicious taste. You will not forget this honey! Maple Honey, made by the honey bees from nectar out of the Maple blossoms, is not to be confused with Maple syrup, man-made from the sap by cutting through the bark.

Our honey is raw, pure and unprocessed from the wildflowers around us. What does that mean?
1) No heating is applied during the extraction and bottling process and therefore, all the valuable ingredients like enzymes remain intact.
2) Our honey is only strained but not filtered or ultra filtered which would remove small particles like pollen. The pollen content of a honey is like the fingerprint of humans. Pollen analysis of honey reveals its origin. Ultra filtered honey loses its “fingerprint” opening the door widely for cheating or adulterating the honey.
3) Our raw honey is NOT diluted with water or corn syrup. The water content is below 18%, so the honey can be stored for a long period of time in a cool, dry and dark place. Eventually our honey will crystallize into a fine creamy texture that maintains its full quality. If you prefer the honey to be liquid simply heat the jar in a water bath with max. temperature of 105 F.

1 pint glass jar contains 1.5 lbs of honey. Price $16.00.

Order through email at bee4ever@fairpoint.net or call (360)894-6038. Shipping available.

More general information about honey see this page: Honey Info


Local Bee Pollen from the Bald Hills in Yelm WA , near Olympia, Lacey in Washington

October 29th, 2013 | No Comments

Bee Forever Apiary Bee Pollen Label

Bee Forever Apiary Bee Pollen Label


Our Air-dried Bee Pollen
Bee Pollen from the Bald Hills area are delicious. Rich in proteins, essential amino acids, vitamins, and trace minerals, bee pollen is a very valuable food supplement. Our pollen is harvested from our hives right here in the Bald Hills, a rural and unpolluted area. Every flower has its distinct pollen color and characteristics. The more variety in colors the more valuable the pollen is. Keep the pollen in the freezer or the fridge if it is not consumed rapidly. We offer the pollen in glass pint jar, ziplock bag, or for long term storage vacuum packed.

1 Glass Pint Jar with 10 oz of bee pollen. Price $14.00
1 Ziploc bag contains 1 lb of bee pollen. Price $19.00
vacuum packed: 1 lb of bee pollen. Price $20.00

Order through email at bee4ever@fairpoint.net or call (360)894-6038

For more information about bee pollen see this page:Pollen Info


Local Raw Wildflower Honey from the Bald Hills in Yelm WA, near Olympia, Lacey in Washington

October 20th, 2013 | 1 Comment

Bee Forever Apiary Honey lLbel

Bee Forever Apiary Honey Label


Our Raw Wildflower Honey
Bee Forever Apiary operates in the Bald Hill area near Yelm, WA. This area is very rural and unpolluted.
Our honey is raw, pure and unprocessed from the wildflowers in our area. What does that mean?
1) No heating is applied during the extraction and bottling process and therefore, all the valuable ingredients like enzymes remain intact.
2) Our honey is only strained but not filtered or ultra filtered which would remove small particles like pollen. The pollen content of a honey is like the fingerprint of humans. Pollen analysis of honey reveals its origin. Ultra filtered honey loses its “fingerprint” opening the door widely for cheating or adulterating the honey.
3) Our raw honey is NOT diluted with water or corn syrup. The water content is below 17%, so the honey can be stored for a long period of time in a cool, dry and dark place. Eventually our honey will crystallize into a fine creamy texture that maintains its full quality. If you prefer the honey to be liquid simply heat the jar in a water bath with max. temperature of 110F.

1 quart glass jar contains 3 lbs of honey. Price $22.00
1 pint glass jar contains 1.5 lbs of honey. Price $13.00

Order through email at bee4ever@fairpoint.net or call (360)894-6038. Shipping available. However, for packaging reasons we only ship pint jars.

More general information about honey see this page: Honey Info