Producing and Selling Honey for the Backyard Beekeeper

Try your hand at successfully selling honey with advice about artisan honey production and sales.

Inverted containers that keep the honey against the jar opening are convenient and offer ample room for affixing product labels.
Photo By Kim Flottum
Honey harvested and bottled for home use can be stored in any number of resealable containers. Honey for sale, however, requires additional considerations.
Photo By Kim Flottum
In “The Backyard Beekeeper’s Honey Handbook” by Kim Flottum, hive hints and honey-harvesting tutorials abound. With this book at your side, you’ll be the sweetest, savviest beekeeper in the neighborhood.
Cover Courtesy Quarry Books
These traditional honey jars are known as Classic Gambers. If all other honeys on the shelves are bottled in these containers, consider differentiating your product with another style.
Photo By Kim Flottum

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