Coming soon: e-commerce

Isn’t this exciting! After several false-starts, dead-ends, and a couple of broken promises, we’ll be launching an online store here on the site within the next couple of weeks! Check back here for the announcement or drop us a line here and ask to be added to our email list.

Rendering wax for fools

Beeswax is amazing stuff: hard and strong, but also flexible in the warmth of the hive. Because it takes a lot of resources for the bees to produce it, they’re very frugal with it. The workers have to eat roughly 7kg of nectar and honey to produce 1kg of wax, so they build it only where it’s necessary and in …