Honey Highlight: 2020 Grand Prize Winner

9th Annual Black Jar Honey Contest

Grand Prize Winner: NAME

Breckenridge, Michigan – USA

How long have you been a beekeeper?

I am a fifth generation beekeeper and have been actively beekeeping for 20 years.

Why did you become a beekeeper?

I’m really proud of the honey made in Michigan. We have a diversity of wildflowers, that some might call weeds, but that are great for bees.

What is your favorite thing about beekeeping?

It is a hobby for me and recently I have found great joy in honey competitions.

What are the floral sources for your bees?

Michigan has a diverse floral source for bees. My favorite is the basswood (Linden).

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