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Get Ready, We're Bringing Our Bees (and Beekeeper)

June 08, 2017

rental beehives from Ames Farm
Honeybees use a wide variety of plants for nectar and pollen sources here in central Minnesota. Looking out my window, I see a plethora of forage for them here on the farm in mid-May. Fruit trees, dandelions, oak trees, honeysuckle, and wild mustard are...

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Ames at the Farmers Market in 2016 - Last Dates

August 03, 2016

Ames Farm selling honey at the Farmer's Market
The sincerest of thanks to everyone who visited us this season at the farmers markets in Minneapolis. Here is a list of our Last Markets in 2016. The support for our dream of delicious artisanal and single source honey products makes for an unforgettable...

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Ames Farm at Bob's Java Hut (Get the Miel)

January 05, 2015

Ames Farm helps make the Bob's Java Hut Miel sweet
Ames Farm proudly supplies honey to many small local businesses. We love learning about their unique projects and creative uses for our honey, and we want to share each wonderful story. One local partner, Bob’s Java Hut, opened in 1994...

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Tribute to Bernard Kaster and the Forest

March 25, 2013 1 Comment

Ames Farm Tribute to Bernard Kaster
Bernie left few marks on the land after purchasing it in 1959. On the most secluded knoll in the northeast corner of the 40 acres, he planted an orchard of apples trees ringed by borders of majestic white pines. From the road, the ridge of pines...

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