Now that Spring is here the bees are out to make some honey.
Honey is believed to offer many medicinal benefits due to its antiseptic cleansing properties as well as satisfying your sweet tooth. It makes a great addition to your tea, toast, yogurt and to many other foods. Learn more about the properties of honey at www.benefits-of-honey.com/
Support local beekeeping to fight the efforts of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD).
Learn more about CCD at USDA.gov
for more information on how to get involved.
Common honey product such as Honey Sticks (sometimes spelled Honey Stix) make it easy to enjoy honey anywhere you go. Here is a simple DIY Honey Sticks project.
Before you can begin, you will need a couple supplies.
- Handful of straws (any straight or bendy straw will do)
- Jar of honey
- 1 Lighter or heat sealer
- 1 Syringe (make sure the tip will fit into the straw)
- Pair of scissors
- Paper towels or cloth (it's going to get messy :])