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Old 04-29-2012, 01:04 AM   #21
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I need to check farmers' markets for something local to me, otherwise the best I have been able do so far is this raw+unfiltered one from amazon:
http://camelcamelcamel.com/Ambrosia-...uct/B001EO616S

if you do the subscribe+save discount (ships by usps not ups, takes a bit longer), with free shipping it comes to $3.52/lb ($14.11 for 4x1lb). they also sell it in 4x23oz containers which in the past were an even better deal apparently, but now is about $4.21/lb even with the 15% discount - http://camelcamelcamel.com/Ambrosia-...uct/B001EO617M )

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Old 04-29-2012, 10:11 PM   #22
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There are clubs, like Costco, sometimes in store I can get grade A honey, like clover, (not just wild-flower) 5 lbs for about $9... $2@ pound.

My local supermarket sells it for 3.33 pier lb and I see it in the on-line brew stores for 6lbs@20

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Old 04-29-2012, 10:20 PM   #23
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There are clubs, like Costco, sometimes in store I can get grade A honey, like clover, (not just wild-flower) 5 lbs for about $9... $2@ pound.

My local supermarket sells it for 3.33 pier lb and I see it in the on-line brew stores for 6lbs@20
I was at Costco yesterday and they had clover honey at $12.99 for 5 lbs. Still seemed like a good price
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:29 PM   #24
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raw honey just means not pasteurized, it may or may not be filtered.

if you dont filter you end up with bits of capping beeswax and pollen and possibly bits of (casulty )bees, most people filter

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Old 04-29-2012, 10:33 PM   #25
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found some interestng reading when googled honey check out - google tainted chinese honey in the us

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Old 04-30-2012, 02:17 AM   #26
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found some interestng reading when googled honey check out - google tainted chinese honey in the us
I know, that scares the ****e out of me - not just for the possible heavy metals or antibiotics, but also for the fact it may not even be honey. and what could potentially being sold labelled made in the usa but really from external sources.

about 10 years ago I used to buy "honey" in these beautiful glasses -
http://www.flickr.com/photos/slice/5363035402/
- mostly to have the neat glasses afterwards. it wasn't the greatest honey, and in recent years the lablelling on the glass has changed to "honey syrup" or "honey product" etc. illustrating exactly what was (or wasn't) in there...
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Old 04-30-2012, 03:13 AM   #27
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Scary stuff. I guess we need to buy local

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Old 04-30-2012, 04:35 AM   #28
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Idk if your willing to drive the half hour or so but theres a local apiary near Santa Fe/Alvin (out towards Dickinson) that I buy my honey from. Local wildflower. Cost me about $24 a gallon. I have the info if you'd like it.

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Old 04-30-2012, 11:59 AM   #29
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Idk if your willing to drive the half hour or so but theres a local apiary near Santa Fe/Alvin (out towards Dickinson) that I buy my honey from. Local wildflower. Cost me about $24 a gallon. I have the info if you'd like it.
That sound more than 1/2 hour drive but ok.
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Old 04-30-2012, 08:31 PM   #30
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I was at Costco yesterday and they had clover honey at $12.99 for 5 lbs. Still seemed like a good price
THIS. I get it for 11$-12$ here in MD for 5lbs. I hate when honey is super clear but I just deal with it. Saving up for a 60lb pail from dutch gold, like the idea of their wildflower honey from Brazil.
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