48th & J

Welcome to 48th & J, a sophisitcated and sometimes unconventional, but always genuine blog about all things bees.

Recent Posts

October 26, 2018

What's better than gathering with friends and family, sharing good food and even better conversation?

There's just something about fall that brings people together - perhaps its the feeling of cozying up next to the fire, or eating bountiful meals followed with pie... W...

October 21, 2018

Hey Bee Boxers,

The weather is cooling down and with the the activity level of the honeybees. 

As the honeybees work through the warmer days of fall, gathering nectar from the last blooms of the season, they are preparing for winter. The honey and pollen that they have g...

October 18, 2018

The United States has taken up the "Save the Bees" motto and recently has taken some impressive strides to improve the quality of life for honeybees in America.

More honeybees, equals more pollination, which in turn feeds a large portion of the world. Plus, pure, raw h...

August 27, 2018

Hey guys!

Have you ever thought about where honeybees get their water from? 

Maybe you've seen honeybees attempt to drink from a pool, or hovering around your bird bath... but usually that doesn't end up very well for anyone involved. 

Honeybees need water to survive and...

June 20, 2018

Pure, Local Honey is a beautiful thing. Bees transform the nectar of florals and turn it into a rich, delectable fuel source that can add some significant benefits to your health.

We've acquired the Top 8 Benefits Honey Could Have In Your Life, and we're sharing them wi...

June 6, 2018

Hello Bee Boxers,

Today I was talking with a customer about the wonder of honeycomb, and just how special it really is. The customer had heard of honeycomb before, but had really never experienced it. 

Honeycomb, or "cut-comb," is cut straight out of a bee's hive an...

May 30, 2018

Hello Bee Boxers!

I've been chatting a lot this spring with customers, bloggers, and bee lovers all asking the same question: "What can I do to help the bees?"

Of course, my gut response would be to say: "Start a beehive!!!"

But alas, Backyard Beekeeping is not for e...

March 26, 2018

Okay, so you've purchased your fresh bee pollen - now what?

Before we dive right into "cooking" with your local bee pollen, we must first discuss the benefits of the bee pollen and what makes it an essential part of your daily routine. 

Fresh, raw bee pollen is thought t...

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About the Blog

48th & J  is a concept, a sense of place. The name comes from the cross-streets that designate the flagship location of our company, 

The Bee Box.

On this blog, we will dive into the beehive and discuss everything from pertinent issues facing the bee world today, to how to execute the perfect charcuterie board.

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