Iain continues to battle with the frustration of starting up a candle making business hitting trouble at every corner. Here he talks about his plans moving forward and how he still plans to succeed in his socially responsible candle making business
Beekeeping can bring many benefits other than a great hobby and honey production. Follow Iain as he tries to build a socially responsible company helping disabled people make beeswax candles.
Beekeeping allows us to have not only honey, but also the wax. This is a story of how to make beeswax candles with molds and some of the difficulties I have yet to resolve.
Iain, working to build his socially responsible candle-making company, gets all his new equipment arriving from Holland.
We dipped candles from our hive's beeswax to celebrate winter. Candlemaking is a nice seasonal craft. Here’s how we did it, plus some tips to get you started.
Render beeswax from your wax cappings easily and inexpensively.
How to make beeswax fabric, an attractive alternative to plastic.
Worker B continues expanding product line with beeswax candles.
Perfect for an evening of socializing out on the deck or an intimate meal at a table for two, GoodLight candles keep the mood bright and the air clean and are now available both online and in stores nationwide.
GoodLight is first to offer sustainable, non-toxic candles for restaurants.
Making tallow container candles out of bison fat.
How to make tallow candles from bison suet.
Celebrate all things beachy by making sand candles! Using paraffin, crayons and sand you can make a beautiful sand candle to commemorate a trip to the shore.
The no-waste way to render beeswax.
One decision you will need to make when purchasing beehives is whether to use plastic or wooden hives and frames. Jennifer Ford of Bees of the Woods Apiary will discuss the pros and cons of plastic and wooden hive components for your bees.
From cleaning raw beeswax to enjoying the final product, Jennifer Ford of Bees of the Woods Apiary will take you step by step through the process of making beeswax candles.
Jennifer Ford, of Bees of the Woods Apiary, will share how she uses honey and beeswax from her beehives to make useful and creative gifts.
Celebrate a technology-free Sabbath with a jug of organic wine, a loaf of homemade bread and handmade candles. Could you go 24 hours without your smartphone?
Get a glimpse of some of the unique exhibitors at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR.
Use herbs from your garden,vegetable oil and beeswax to make a solid perfume.
How to make candles you can really light from the peel of Clementine oranges. A wintertime craft...just oil and an orange peel!
Check out Annie B. Bond's list of 11 easy tips for making your kitchen more healthy and safe, from Care2.
Simran Sethi looks into the furniture and logging industries.
Simran Sethi looks back at her New Year's resolution: to nourish herself.
There's honey in the hive, peaches on the trees, and food on the table, but it's still a long way from self-sufficiency.