In 1852 Franklin Pierce was president, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin was published, the Studebaker Wagon company was formed and Our Founder Christian Friederich Diehnelt brought this skill, knowledge, and love for beekeeping from Rosswein, Germany to the meadowlands of Wisconsin.
Diehnelt found Wisconsin’s summer clover and wildflowers to be the perfect combination to produce the sweetest honey. During this country’s Civil War, it was just honey. Now, it’s a long line of products that include mustards, chocolates, and flavored Honey Straws.
Delivering Honey all over South East Wisconsin
Ladies on the production line
One of Our original Bee Yards
When was the last time you took a moment too think about the inner workings of a BeeHive? Or even the history of Beekeeping and how it came to be such an important part of our lives? Not to recently? Well a visit to our “Honey of Museum” can change all that. A Beautiful collection of educational displays ranging from historical artifacts to purpose built cut away exhibits, providing a great view into the history of beekeeping and what it means to us today.
From an exhibit of paintings depicting the earliest known representation of Beekeeping and Honey Handling
To an explanation of how Beekeeping came to be in North America, and how it became such an important part of our economy
Embark on a Journey around the world and see how Beekeeping is unique to each part of the globe
Then take a look into our personal History, How Honey Acres came to be take a look into our workshop as it was over 100 years ago.
Then learn about the Dance of the Bees and how it is one of the most important forms of communication in the hive.
A truly unique inside peek into the inner workings of a BeeHive! And most important of all don't miss the “Bee Tree” If you look close you may even see them doing a dance!
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