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My LHBS carries raw wildflower honey from western MI. The supplier is a friend of the owners, and it is the best price I have found at about $3.50 US. I will have to post some pics of it this weekend when I get my batch going.
I might be new to the site, but I am not a big believer in the claims of pure varietals. I mean, sure if you set your hive up in a field of goldenrod, that is where most of the nectar comes from - but unless you put a glass dome around it you can't guarantee what it is.
So I think my plan is to look for various sources of honey, taste them, and go from there with what I think will be a nice complement to that taste.
Yeah, but I also do not have any plans to make that many batches. I would not have room in my basement for all the equipment. I am hoping to have couple going at any one time by the end of the fall. I am sure prices will go way up once winter sets in.