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Old 08-19-2008, 03:09 AM   #21
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fyi i searched all the places in MD and VA none listed bulk prices..... dutch gold seems the best by a ton! would love to get to know a local though



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Old 08-19-2008, 03:16 AM   #22
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My club just paid $95 per 60lbs for Basswood at the local apiary but we also picked up 240 pounds and used our own buckets.



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Old 08-19-2008, 03:30 AM   #23
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Sorry you haven't had any luck.
Might try this link

http://www.montgomerycountybeekeepers.com/LocalHoney.asp

let me know if you have any luck here

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Old 08-19-2008, 11:36 AM   #24
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thanks, Ill call the numbers.. the co op is about 3 blocks from me, but their honey is VERY pricey!

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Old 08-19-2008, 12:24 PM   #25
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The lowest price I've paid is 15$ for five lbs.
I received 6 lbs last Christmas. It came from GFS. When I opened it up, I had my reservations, but I used it anyway. Now I have a gallon of bad mead that I'm REALLY hoping improves with age, and another 3 lbs I need to figure out what to do with so that it isn't crap.

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Old 08-19-2008, 11:19 PM   #26
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I emailed the closest place around here, and got this response:

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8 oz.—$5.15, 12 oz.—$7.60, 24 oz.—$14.90, 40 oz.—$22.15, I only do 6# units on request, they sell for $48.90.
Ouch!

He didn't specify what kind of honey it was, besides raw and unfiltered.
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Old 08-20-2008, 12:53 AM   #27
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I emailed the closest place around here, and got this response:


Ouch!

He didn't specify what kind of honey it was, besides raw and unfiltered.
Damn....You could order from online Brew stores and pay shipping for that kind of price.

I paid $32 for a 12# (Gallon) jug of Colorado Raspberry honey at the NSLHBS
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i paid the same (32 somolians) for 12 lbs of california wild flower from the lhbs. there orange blossom honey is rediculously priced though, at least i think so they want like 47$ for it.

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I got an email from a local guy, he said 60# is 115. thats close enough to dutch gold to support the locals!

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Damn....You could order from online Brew stores and pay shipping for that kind of price.
No joke. I told him I could get 12# of basswood, CA orange blossom, or white sage honey, shipped, from NB for $43 (wildflower shipped for $38). I told him I wanted to go local but getting half as much for $15 more isn't worth it. Maybe he'll cut me some kind of deal, maybe not.


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