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Things are buzzing at Weeks Honey Farm


OMEGA — Honey is not only delightfully sweet, but amazingly healthful.

Saint Ambrose, the bishop of Milan, once said, “The fruit of bees is desired by all, and is equally sweet to kings and beggars and it is not only pleasing, but profitable and healthful; it sweetens their mouths, cures their wounds, and conveys remedies to inward ulcers.”

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Ray Crosby and his mother, Sharon, are devoted to beekeeping and believe in the value of honey as a food product and health-giving substance.

Democritus, the philosopher and contemporary to Hippocrates, who according to certain historians lived to the ripe age of 109, exclaimed, “The secret of my health is applying honey inside and oil outside.”

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