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Local Honey

Raw honey from Chapel Hill, NC


Locally produced

Fricks Apiaries produces raw honey from honeybees that forage in Orange, Chatham, and Alamance Counties, North Carolina. 

Straight from the hive

Our honey is raw and unfiltered. Because it is raw, the honey retains pollen particles and natural enzymes and antioxidants. Raw honey has has a more complex flavor profile.


Blackberry, tulip poplar, holly, redbud, black locust, and clover are some of the Spring nectar sources for honeybees in the Piedmont area of North Carolina

Amazing Taste 

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Tips for honey 


Know your beekeeper

When you develop a relationship with the people growing your food, you can be confident about the quality of the products. Every week, you can meet us in person at the Farmers' Market, or visit us at our farm, where you can see a few of our beehives at work. Our honeybees are busy in our gardens and on neighboring farms. We farm honey using sustainable practices that result in a premium product. 


How to use your honey

Honey is a versatile food with many uses! Honey is often used as a sweetener in drinks like tea or coffee. It is also the perfect condiment on toast, biscuits, or with cheeses, or drizzle it on a smoothie bowl for a special treat. Many baking recipes can use honey as a substitute for sugar or other sweeteners.


How to care for your honey

Honey never spoils if stored correctly. Store at room temperature in a tightly sealed container. If you have honey that has crystallized, simply warm it in a bowl of hot tap water until it returns to liquid.

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