How Much Honey Does a Hive Produce?

Honey Color

Beekeeping is an incredibly rewarding hobby, and the ultimate reward is nutritious, delicious honey!

Bees make honey as a food source to get them through the cooler seasons. (They don’t actually make it for us!)

Unlike bumblebees and wasps, honeybees spend winter as a colony, hunkering down together in the hive to keep warm. Their food (honey) to see them through the cold weather is made in summer and stored within the hive.

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