Jewish Bulletin features Kosher Red House Honey

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Check out this great article in Ottawa’s Jewish Bulletin about Red House Honey – just in time for Jewish New Year! Red House Honey’s OVH-certified honey is available at Westboro Pharmasave, Rideau Bakery/Rideau Street, Ottawa Bagel Shop and Mid East Food Mart.

Jewish Bulletin/Red House Honey

Check out this great article in Ottawa’s Jewish Bulletin about Red House Honey – just in time for Jewish New Year!

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Chicken or egg?

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Which came first…the chicken or the egg?

Egg huntin' and chicken lovin'

Egg huntin’ and chicken lovin’

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Raw Kosher Honey for Jewish New Year

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Raw, natural honeycomb

Raw, natural honeycomb

Red House Honey has just begun harvesting its 2016 crop of raw, OVH-certified kosher golden honey. We have 250 g and 140 g jars available. Call, message, tweet or email us for prices. Red House Honey produces its kosher honey under the supervision of Rabbi Levy Teitlebaum, and each jar bears the OVH certification mark.

This year, our kosher honey will be the subject of a pre-Jewish New Year article in the Jewish Bulletin, which will also list our great and loyal suppliers.

Don’t forget to order our best-selling Honey Love Body Bar.

All of our products are all-natural and made by hand, with love and care. Delivery is free and there is no tax. Items can be delivered early next week.

Straining honey

Straining honey


Raw honey comes straight out of the hive, with minimal filtering. It is not pasteurized, nor does it need to be. Unheated honey contains vital enzymes, is anti-microbial and anti-bacterial. Heating destroys honey’s vital nutrients although it does keep honey in its liquid state. If your raw honey crystallizes (hardens) just pop it in a warm water bath. Never microwave it!

Honey and honeycomb are considered “superfoods” meaning they are loaded with good things that provide abundant nutrition and health benefits. Honey contains simple sugars (sucrose and glucose). It is easily digested and can be converted to energy quickly. It has anti-oxidant properties and can discourage growth of micro-organisms due to its anti-microbial content.

Eating raw honey or honey right out of the comb is probably the sweetest thing you can do! Raw honey contains all the main amino acids and necessary B, C, D and E vitamins as well as essential enzymes. Honey is also said to boost metabolism and fight fat.

The Sweetest Thing....

The Sweetest Thing….

Honey’s antibiotic properties can have a big effect on your body. It cleans blood vessels and aids in digestion, not to mention it’s instant energy boost — much better than an energy drink.

Honey and honeycomb contain water, pollen, fructose, glucose, organic acids, proteins & enzymes. Bee pollen contains lavish amounts of protein, fibre, fatty acids and B-vitamins, making it an ideal energy boosting supplement.”

Find out more about us at www.redhousehoney.ca.

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Poppy Love

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Red House Honey's Dubble Bubble Poppies in action

Red House Honey’s Dubble Bubble Poppies in action.

Red House Honey’s Dubble Bubble Pink Poppy Seeds are now available. Add some beauty to your garden.

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A bee flower feast: Echinacea (Purple Coneflower)

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A bee flower feast: Echinacea (Purple Coneflower)

A bee flower feast: Echinacea (Purple Coneflower)

Echinacea thrives in the dense clay here at Red House Honey, even during this dry summer weather, a welcome feast for the bees. Seed heads will soon be available for late summer and fall planting at Nanny Cakes, and from Red House Honey. Catch us at Prescott Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market this coming Saturday…and don’t forget to take in the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival, on until Aug. 20 on the Prescott waterfront.

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Bee-crazy with Double Bubble Pink Poppies @ Red House Honey

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Growing soft and sweet up through the concrete....in my garden

Growing soft and sweet up through the concrete….in my garden: Double Bubble Pink Poppy

Double Bubble Pink Poppies grow all over here at Red House Honey, and the bees just go crazy for them. Seeds are available for late summer and fall planting at Nanny Cakes, and from Red House Honey. Catch us at Prescott Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market this coming Saturday…and don’t forget to take in the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival, on until Aug. 20 on the Prescott waterfront.

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Christmas in July @ Prescott Farmers/Crafters Market July 23

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Slurp up some of Red House Honey’s 2016 freshly harvested wildflower honey at Prescott Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market Saturday — and celebrate Christmas in July. It may be the only chance you will have to see Santa and Elvis together (aside from Vegas). Put on your sequinned karate suit and your santa hat, and boogie on down to the Clock Tower.
We’ll also be unveiling our special, limited edition soap, Kyle’s African Adventure, scented with Monkey Farts (we’re not kidding).
Don’t forget to check out the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival, on now. See you there!

Share our memories from Christmases past:

Elvis (a.k.a. Kirk Francois) at Prescott Farmers' and Crafters' Market

Elvis (a.k.a. Kirk Francois) at Prescott Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market/Photo courtesy Brenda Steinburg/B’s Bubbles


Santa giving motorcycle rides.

Santa giving motorcycle rides.

RHH @ Prescott Farmers' Market

RHH @ Prescott Farmers’ Market

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Living Here magazine features Red House Honey

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Red House Honey is featured in the April/May edition of Living Here magazine, written by Lisa Crandall. Check it out…. Click on “current issue.”

Raw, natural honeycomb

Raw, natural honeycomb

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Raw, natural honeycomb

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Raw, natural honeycomb

Raw, natural honeycomb

Here’s some of Red House Honey’s all-natural honeycomb, straight from the hive!

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Fun Down at the Hive: Honey Pot Party 3/Refugee Fundraiser a Great Success!

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The Groovy Garden: Bee-Friendly Garden in a Box

Step Inside The Groovy Garden: Bee-Friendly Garden in a Box

Red House Honey’s Honey Pot Party 3, in conjunction with Refucare Ottawa and the Betty Hyde Co-operative Early Learning Centre was great, buzzing fun last night. About 25 guests came down to the hive (the wonderful, intimate Carriage House on Ottawa’s Osgoode St.) to sample honey-infused delicacies, learn about urban beekeeping and other bee facts, and mull over some of our great honey and bee-related products.

About $650 was raised at last night’s Honey Pot Party 3 for the Syrian refugee family of five, which has been sponsored by Refucare Ottawa. Sales from a special selection of Plan Bee’s cute handmade soap and washcloth combos were donated (a few more are still available for sale!) plus some jars of Red House Honey for the nibbles.

Cindy Mitchell, director of the Bettye Hyde Early Learning Centre and a member of Refucare Ottawa announced last night that the group has met their $40,000 fundraising goal for the family’s short-term living expenses. What’s more, the family will arrive in Canada on Saturday, Feb. 27 from Amman, Jordan. A welcome is planned for them though their arrival time and location is not yet known. Everyone involved is quite excited that they will finally meet them!

Thanks to everyone who came out last night, and for your interesting questions! Many people worked hard to make this happen, especially Cindy Mitchell, Diane Whalen and the Refucare Ottawa Resettlement Committee.

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