Great News! Its finally here! We have been keeping this a secret for about 6-8 months now and finally the time has come for us to unveil a new and exciting product that we think you will absolutely love! Honey from our very own grasslands that are home to a vast array of flora. A bee's paradise! Capture the unabashed joy of the great outdoors all in a jar of Wilderness Ranch's finest, unpasteurized honey! From Wilderness Ranch grasslands that feed our 100% Grass Fed and Grass Finished Beef cattle! This honey is absolutely stacked! It really cannot get any better then this! We have partnered with a local professional Apiary near our northern farm location, They have set up a number of bee yards across our pastures where the bees work out of. There is a vast range of flora in the pastures for them to collect from, which in turn creates our own unique northern flavor of honey!
WILDERNESS RANCH HONEY AT A GLANCE
- Single source (Wilderness Ranch)
- Creamed or Liquid
- Bees provide a symbiotic relationship with our grasslands and cattle
- From our pastures to your table
- Clean, pristine Northern Ontario Environment
- Professional, Knowledgeable Apiary that cares for the bees
- Order yours Here
NEED HONEY IN BULK CONTAINERS? 7 KG, 15 KG BUCKETS, 285 KG BARRELS AVAILABLE CONTACT US TO ORDER IN BULK AND FOR LEAD TIME.
BEES AND THEIR SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP WITH WILDERNESS RANCH GRASSLANDS!
At Wilderness Ranch we take careful consideration to our land, environment and the health of our plants and soils! You may have heard me say this before... Take care of your land and it will take care of you! We believe this with all of our hearts! With this in mind we have partnered with a local Apiary near our Northern location! They are professionals in their trade and they take very careful consideration to their health and well being of there bees. With the vast spreads of pasture lands available at Wilderness Ranch it makes it a delightful place for bees to harvest all the goodness from the many different species of wild flowers and clovers that are present in our pastures. In return, the bees hard work pollinating all of these plants, makes them more prolific and hearty plants in our pastures for our cattle to enjoy later!
WILDERNESS RANCH GRASS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES BENEFICIAL TO THE BEES!
In any giving year at Wilderness Ranch, once the grass begins to grow again in the spring, we quit feeding stored hay to our cows and we begin grazing again for the summer. We do not just dump our cattle out and come back in the fall to get them! No it is rather and intense process of land management! We move the herd of cows every few days to a new paddock of grass. We revisit each paddock every 30-45 days to again graze the regrowth. What this means for the bees is that there is a vast number of flowers that are blooming all summer long since they never get the chance to completely mature and die.
HOW DOES THIS BENEFIT WILDERNESS RANCH?
Due to all the pollination that happens as a side affect of the bees collecting. Our alfalfa, trefoil, clovers, lupins and vetch plants become more hearty and prolific. These plants are known as legumes. Legumes are notable in that most of them have symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria in structures called root nodules. For that reason, they play a key role in crop rotation. When a legume plant dies in the field, for example following the harvest, all of its remaining nitrogen, incorporated into amino acids inside the remaining plant parts, is released back into the soil. In the soil, the amino acids are converted to nitrate, making the nitrogen available to other plants, thereby serving as fertilizer for future crops. This becomes very beneficial for the plethora of grasses in our pastures which require this nitrogen to grow healthy nutritious grass for our cows!
BY EATING WILDERNESS RANCH HONEY YOU ARE DOING YOUR PART TO HELP OUR LITTLE SLICE OF GODS CREATION BE A LITTLE MORE SUSTAINABLE AND PRODUCTIVE! THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!