This has been an exciting year for the Runamuk apiary, we were able to expand from two to six hives throughout the summer. My new-found partnership with Medicine Hill in Starks gave me the chance to increase the number of colonies, and I seized the opportunity with both hands. And I am pleased to announce that next year we will be able to grow our apiary to at least 18 colonies. This will enable us to justify the investment in a processor’s license so that our Runamuk honey will be able to be sold at local retail outfits.
I have had two offers already this year to distribute through retail stores, but we did not have the surplus stock of honey that we required to make the leap. So we sold all of our honey to friends and family, and at roadside. Next year will be different. Runamuk honey, along with our line of all-natural beeswax products, will be available to the central Maine area, as well as over the internet. I’ve got big things planned for Runamuk next year–but more about that later. 😉