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Local honey stockists

Local honey stockists

A big shout out and thumbs to all the wonderful local retailers who stock our honey . Thank you. In addition to the Port Central Market (Tuesdays) and the Foreshore Market, you can find our honey at these great local businesses: PORT MACQUARIE Hanks Growers Market Hill St Store Owen St Store Quality Discount Vitamins, Port Macquarie Cassegrain Wines Lighthouse Meat & Poultry, Lighthouse Beach WAUCHOPE Timbertown Winery SANCROX The Davis Farm BAGO Bago Maze TELEGRAPH POINT Telegraph Point Service Station GLADSTONE Gladstone Butchery, Gladstone

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Natural skincare based on beeswax is bee-autiful

Natural skincare based on beeswax is bee-autiful

Mountain Lotus have been a long-time supporter of our bees and us and it was wonderful to receive a sample of their gorgeous skin care products which have as their base, beeswax from our bees. Beeswax is a fantastic natural product and so much better for you and the environment than petroleum-based skincare. These beeswax balms look, feel and smell amazing. Thanks Lyn and team! Each beeswax harvest our bees bring in is slightly different in colour and aroma, from the olive colour of Manuka wax from leptospermum plants to the yellow of yellowbox and the orange-yellow when our bees...

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Look at this fresh harvest of Manuka beeswax from local lepstospermum plants

Look at this fresh harvest of Manuka beeswax from local lepstospermum plants

There's nothing like the scent of warm beeswax and we've been surrounded by it today as we collected and lightly filtered the beeswax from our latest harvest of Manuka (also known in Australia as leptospermum and/or jellybush beeswax). This picture shows the Manuka beeswax as it slowly cools back to room temperature in 10kg molds. Manuka beeswax is not as yellow as other beeswax harvests and when it hardens has a colour that is more pale olive than bright yellow. We keep our Manuka wax separate from the other beeswax harvests as it's a limited and specialty natural product that...

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We'll have your honey, Manuka and beeswax at these Port Macquarie Markets in December 2021

We'll have your honey, Manuka and beeswax at these Port Macquarie Markets in December 2021

Ho! Ho! Ho! Honey! If you're in Port Macquarie these summer holidays, you're in luck! We will have our delicious honey harvests, certified Manuka honey (from the medically-active leptospermum species that are local to the Mid North Coast of NSW), beeswax wraps, beeswax, honeycomb and honey refills available (weather permitting) at: The Town Square Holiday Markets, Port Macquarie . Port Central Real Food Markets (weather permitting), Tuesdays outside The Glasshouse. Have a taste from our different harvests to find your favourite honey. Will it be Yellow Box? Ironbark? Bloodwood? Stringy Bark? Or something else? Have a wonderful December everyone!

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