Bone Lake Meadows Apiary is located in the open, rural spaces of Washington County, Minnesota. Our apiary aims towards sustainable beekeeping. Back in Mike’s Master Gardening days at the University of Minnesota, he received a colony of bees as a gift from his family. What started out as an addition to the garden for pollination became a passion in no time. Since 2001, Bone Lake Meadows has had hives in various locations along the St. Croix River Valley. As beekeepers it’s our job to set up our bees to succeed. We do this by placing our bees on organically farmed land, orchards, garden plots and CSA farms.
All of our honey is completely raw and unadulterated. It is never heated and only filtered one time to remove large chunks of wax. With this process you can both taste and see the difference. Throughout the year we have:
• Buckwheat – a dark honey with a dense earthy flavor
• Basswood – a mellow blend that captures the flavor of summer
• Clover – a light spring essence
• Goldenrod and Sunflower – a golden rich end of the summer honey.
After harvesting, we use our own beeswax to make hand-poured candles and natural lotions and lip balms. Go to our products page to learn about the scents and flavors available. Call or stop by one of our markets and meet your friendly neighborhood beekeepers!
Bone Lake Meadows Apiary is a proud member of:
Meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 7PM at Family Means, 1875 Northwestern Ave. This is a monthly peer exchange for honeybee enthusiasts.