Yarra Valley Honey Company
(@yarravalleyhoneycompany)

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We are a family run business who care greatly about the environment. We respect our bees and take immense pride in the honey they produce.

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Here you can see nurse bees devoting themselves to care for the larvae (baby bees) in a hive. The nurse bees feed the larvae for five days and then seal the cells with wax. Thirteen days later, adult bees emerge from the cells! . . #nurse #bees #honeybees #cells #cap #hive #wax #caring #larvae #babybees #lifecycle #nature #naturephotography #natureisawesome #yarravalleyhoneycompany #rawhoney #honey #australia #yarravalley #healesville #smallbusiness #familybusiness #local #localproduce #buylocal #beekeeper #beekeeping #apiarist #beesofinstagram #savethebees

Looking for Christmas gift ideas??? πŸŽπŸŽ„πŸŽ… Our honey could make the perfect present!! . You can find our honey for purchase @mocha_and_lime Healesville, @theprovidoreatmeletos in Coldstream, @greenstonevineyards in Yarra Glen, @billygoathillbrasserie in Mount Evelyn and @zestemerald in Emerald. You can also order our honey through @tessas_harvest_box 🍯🍯🍯 . . #localssupportinglocals #thankyou #rawhoney #honey #local #supportlocal #buylocal #smallbusiness #mochaandlime #healesville #theprovidoreatmeletos #meletos #coldstream #greenstonevineyards #yarraglen #billygoathillbrasserie #mountevelyn #zestcafe #emerald #stringybark #redbox #colour #yarravalleyhoneycompany #yarravalley #familybusiness #beekeeper #beekeeping #apiarist #natureisawesome #savethebees

On your left is our Stringybark honey, which is darker in colour and fuller in flavour. On your right is our Red Box honey which is the opposite - lighter in colour and milder in flavour 🍯🍯 . Find our honey @mocha_and_lime, @theprovidoreatmeletos, @greenstonevineyards, @billygoathillbrasserie and @zestemerald. You can also order our honey through @tessas_harvest_box πŸ’› . . #localssupportinglocals #thankyou #rawhoney #honey #local #supportlocal #buylocal #smallbusiness #mochaandlime #healesville #theprovidoreatmeletos #meletos #coldstream #greenstonevineyards #billygoathillbrasserie #mountevelyn #zestcafe #emerald #stringybark #redbox #colour #yarravalleyhoneycompany #yarravalley #familybusiness #beekeeper #beekeeping #apiarist #natureisawesome #thankyoubees #savethebees

We got such a buzz being able to share our love of bees with our local community today πŸ’€πŸ’€πŸπŸ― Thank you to everyone who came and supported our little business! Big love πŸ’› . . #market #marketstall #firstmarket #doneanddusted #fete #local #community #manchesterprimaryschool #mooroolbark #rawhoney #honey #buzz #love #sharing #knowledge #passion #appreciation #supportlocal #yarravalleyhoneycompany #yarravalley #healesville #smallbusiness #familybusiness #localproduce #buylocal #bee #bees #beekeeper #beekeeping #savethebees

Come pay us a visit at Manchester Primary School's fete tomorrow from 11am - 3pm! We will be selling our range of raw honey and you will be able to get up close and see some of our busy bees at work 🐝 If you are looking for Christmas gift ideas, a jar of our raw honey could make the perfect present πŸ˜‰ . . #supportlocals #manchesterprimaryschool #fete #mooroolbark #christmasgiftsideas #market #marketstall #rememberanceday #rawhoney #localhoney #bushhoney #yarravalleyhoneycompany #australia #victoria #melbourne #yarravalley #healesville #smallbusiness #familybusiness #local #localproduce #buylocal #bee #bees #honeybees #beekeeper #beekeeping #apiarist #thankyoubees #savethebees

Bee watching in the burbs today πŸ‘Œ Help #savethebees by creating a bee friendly backyard - plant purple, blue, pink, white and yellow flowers and ensure there is a water source πŸŒ»πŸŒΌπŸ΅πŸ’¦ . . #yarravalleyhoneycompany #rawhoney #honey #australia #victoria #melbourne #yarravalley #healesville #smallbusiness #familybusiness #local #localproduce #buylocal #bee #bees #workerbees #honeybees #beekeeper #beekeeping #apiarist #nature #naturephotography #actionshot #beesofinstagram #flowering #busybees #naturedoingitsthing #natureisawesome #thankyoubees

We are super excited to be setting up a stall at Manchester Primary School's fete on Saturday the 11th of November. Come down and support your local school and get yourself a jar or two of our delicious honey! . . #supportlocals #manchesterprimaryschool #fete #mooroolbark #christmasgiftsideas #market #marketstall #rememberanceday #rawhoney #localhoney #bushhoney #yarravalleyhoneycompany #australia #victoria #melbourne #yarravalley #healesville #smallbusiness #familybusiness #local #localproduce #buylocal #bee #bees #honeybees #beekeeper #beekeeping #apiarist #thankyoubees #savethebees

Worker bees are all female. Their roles are to forage for food (pollen and nectar from flowers), build and protect the hive, clean and circulate air by beating their wings. Workers are the only bees most people ever see flying around outside the hive! . . #workerbees #hive #busy #jobs #duty #forage #pollen #nectar #food #build #protect #hive #clean #circulation #female #yarravalleyhoneycompany #rawhoney #honey #australia #victoria #melbourne #yarravalley #healesville #smallbusiness #familybusiness #local #localproduce #beekeeper #beekeeping #savethebees

The queen bee is an egg laying machine! Her every need is tended to by worker bees so that she can focus on her one job - laying eggs. During development, a young queen is fed royal jelly. Royal jelly allows the full development of a queen's ovaries so that she can fulfil her duty. The constant laying of eggs ensures the population in a hive is maintained πŸ‘‘πŸ . . #queenbee #royaljelly #job #laying #eggs #lifecycle #bee #bees #workerbees #population #yarravalleyhoneycompany #rawhoney #honey #australia #victoria #melbourne #yarravalley #healesville #smallbusiness #familybusiness #local #localproduce #buylocal #honeybees #hive #beekeeper #beekeeping #beesofinstagram #nature #savethebees

If you are heading to the #yarravalley this weekend and looking to get your hands on some of our honey then head to @billygoathillbrasserie, @mocha_and_lime, @theprovidoreatmeletos or @greenstonevineyards to get yourself a jar. You can also order our honey through @tessas_harvest_box. . . #localssupportinglocals #supportyourlocal #local #localproduce #buylocal #rawhoney #honey #billygoathillbrasserie #mtevelyn #mochaandlime #healesville #theprovidoreatmeletos #meletos #coldstream #greenstonevineyards #yarraglen #tessasharvestbox #yarravalleyhoneycompany #australia #victoria #melbourne #smallbusiness #familybusiness #honeybees #localbeekeepers #beekeeper #beekeeping #thankyoubees #savethebees

We were so excited to collect this swarm of bees from Coldstream today! . Do you know why bees swarm? In a hive there can only be one queen but there are thousands of worker bees. There can come a point when the crowd is so great, that not all of the workers are able to receive the queen's pheromone signals. Therefore, to the workers, she doesn't exist! The workers then start the process of creating a new queen... As a result, the old queen sets off with thousands of workers in hopes of finding a new home. . . #honeybees #bees #swarm #swarming #spring #hive #atcapacity #workerbees #queenbee #nature #naturedoingitsthing #survival #busybees #yarravalleyhoneycompany #rawhoney #honey #australia #victoria #melbourne #yarravalley #healesville #smallbusiness #familybusiness #local #localproduce #buylocal #beekeeper #beekeeping #beesofinstagram #savethebees

Here we have Hazel super excited about eating an absolute classic - honey on toast. Then, we have Lincoln, eating the same BUT with a twist - topped with slices of fresh tomato! πŸ… He had seconds too! Interesting concoction but must go orright... . . #happycustomers #customers #interesting #honeyontoast #honey #tomato #yarravalleyhoneycompany #rawhoney #yarravalley #healesville #kangarooground #yellingbo #mtevelyn #smallbusiness #familybusiness #local #localproduce #buylocal #bee #bees #workerbees #honeybees #beekeeper #beekeeping #apiarist #nature #beesofinstagram #thankyoubees #savethebees #beehappy