4 months later we’ve finally taken some updated photos of our new store in Portland! Here you go! Feel free to stop by at 1229 SE Nehalem Street, Wednesday-Friday 12PM-6PM, or Saturdays from 11AM-4PM.
As you may have noticed, our website looks a little different! Over the past couple months we’ve been upgrading it to new software, and about a week ago we went live. So far it’s been working great! Please let us know if you run into any issues.
It’s been a very busy year! In May [...]
What a year so far! Our bees are doing great and so is business!
Here’s a video of some of our happy Warre, Langstroth and Top Bar Hives in our back yard on February 21st, 2011:
In addition, we’ve been working tirelessly to keep up with the influx of orders we’ve been receiving [...]
What a holiday season! Aspiring beekeepers throughout the country (and the world!) received our beautiful top bar hives, Warre hives and other goodies under their Christmas trees. We’re very excited about all of the new beekeepers joining the ranks, and while it’s good for our business, it’s also wonderful for the world and the honey [...]
As a token of our appreciation to all of our customers for the wonderful year, we are offering10% off all of our products through the end of December! Many of you are looking to buy gifts for your loved ones, or prepare for the 2011 beekeeping season yourselves — now is your opportunity to save!
I’m excited to say that Queen of the Sun, a film by Taggart Siegel, is opening at the Hollywood Theater this Friday! We’ll be there to answer questions with a top bar hive and a Warre hive on display. In addition, all who attend will have the opportunity to enter into the raffle of one [...]
Trap Outs: As the swarm season dies down, bee removal season picks up when unwitting homeowners notice bees that have taken up residence in their walls, trees, mailboxes or any other cavities they find suitable. Much like swarm removal, one must discerning about trap out selection.
For those who are unaware, a trap out is a [...]
What a start to the year these first five months have been! After a Winter of building top bar hives and Warre hives in our small shop and getting our store ready for Spring, never in our wildest dreams could we have been prepared for the outpouring of orders and support we’d receive from our [...]
After an early, extreme spring warm up, the past few weeks have been very cold and wet. We even covered our tomatoes last night just in case. We have worried, hoping the bees would have enough honey reserves for the extended chill. So far, all seem well enough.
In March Matt had the [...]
Spring! Too early. At least two weeks too early as evidenced by the bustle of the bees and the grape vines at my day job. Daffodils and Crocus are long since up, and the cherries are blooming actively… in February! We have seen pollen on many bee legs for the last three weeks. It will [...]