Raw & Unfiltered Honey - Coweta, Georgia

Welcome to the Coweta Beekeepers Association Website

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Celebrating our 16th year!

2014, A year of learning thru workshops...

Our members offer for sale Pure, Raw and Unfiltered Coweta County honey


 

Thinking of becoming a beekeeper?

If you live in or near Newnan, Georgia or Coweta County, Georgia, and you’re interested in becoming a beekeeper, we can help you learn about this very old and interesting endeavor.  More information about our beekeeping class below. 

 

Looking for a speakerIf your group is looking for a speaker please contact us.  We are always looking for opportunities to explain the importance and fascination of honey bees and honey.

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Beekeeping Education Video of the Month

 

The Sustainable Apiary by Mike Palmer

 

 

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Pure, Fresh, raw and unfiltered, local honey is available for purchase from our members.

More information on where to purchase local honey from our members.

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Help, I have honeybees living in my wall!!

Contact  

Jerry Edwards    678-333-6889  jedwarga@bellsouth.net

Bobby Torbush   770-927-0077

Richard Littleton (Carroll County) 770-830-1943

 

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Why buy Pure & Raw Local honey? 

Honey laundering conceals country of origin to avoid tariffs and sneak contaminated honey into the USA.

Honey Laundering

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The Honey Launderers: Uncovering the Largest Food Fraud in U.S. History

Magnus von Buddenbrock and Stefanie Giesselbach arrived in Chicago in 2006 full of hope. He was 30, she was 28, and they had both won their first overseas assignments at ALW Food Group, a family-owned food-trading company based in Hamburg. Von Buddenbrock had joined ALW—the initials stand for its founder, Alfred L. Wolff—four years earlier after earning a degree in marketing and international business, and he was expert in the buying and selling of gum arabic, a key ingredient in candy and soft drinks. Giesselbach had started at ALW as a 19-year-old apprentice. She worked hard, learned quickly, spoke five languages, and within three years had become the company’s first female product manager. Her specialty was honey.

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Asian Honey, Banned in Europe, Is Flooding U.S. Grocery Shelves

FDA has the laws needed to keep adulterated honey off store shelves but does little, honey industry says.

 

A third or more of all the honey consumed in the U.S. is likely to have been smuggled in from China and may be tainted with illegal antibiotics and heavy metals.  A Food Safety News investigation has documented that millions of pounds of honey banned as unsafe in dozens of countries are being imported and sold here in record quantities. 
 

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Beekeeping Supplies

Beekeeping Supplies and Nucleus Hives (nucs)

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Events Calendar

04/14/2014 19:00

Coweta Beekeepers Association Monthly Meeting

The Coweta Beekeepers Association meets each month at the Coweta Extension Office (The building on the right as you enter the Coweta County Fairgrounds)255 Pine Road, Newnan, GeorgiaPlenty of parking behind the building.The meeting is on May 12, 2014  at 7:00 PM.Speaker:  Jerry...
05/12/2014 19:00

Coweta Beekeepers Association Monthly Meeting

    The Coweta Beekeepers Association meets each month at the Coweta Extension Office (The building on the right as you enter the Coweta County Fairgrounds) 255 Pine Road, Newnan, Georgia Plenty of parking behind the building. The meeting is on May 12, 2014  at 7:00 PM. Speaker:...
05/15/2014 08:00

Young Harris Beekeeping Institute 23rd Annual

Registration will open Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at which time the 2014 Program & Registration Form will become available  (via the Quick Links menu on right) so that you can download it, read it over, complete the registration portion, & mail it in with your check/money order. The...

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