48th & J

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

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March 19, 2018

Honeybees are amazing little insects known for many things; predominately the production of pure, raw honey and fresh bee pollen. But we'd like to direct some attention to an often overlooked, but equally valuable, by-product of honeybees: All-Natural Beeswax!

What Is B...

March 10, 2018

Hello Bee Boxers!

One of the most common questions we get here at The Bee Box is, "Does honey ever go bad?"

The short answer: Never!

Pure honey is one of those unique, self-preserving, magically delicious things that will last a lifetime. Seriously, just ask our friend Ki...

March 4, 2018

Hello Bee Boxers!

As local Sacramento beekeepers, we have always known that quality honey cannot even begin to be compared to the mass produced product shoppers most often see on their shelves. 

Pure honey is rich, full-bodied, and each variety is unique in it's fla...

February 24, 2018

Local Bee Pollen is finally gaining the attention it deserves, with everyone from gourmet foodies to wellness gurus studying up on it's huge health benefits. 

In addition to the fact that it may combat local allergies, bee pollen is an excellent source of...

February 21, 2018

Spring has come!

It seems that we can't escape the spring season here in Sacramento - it is coming whether we want it too or not! With that being said, our little honey bees are gearing up to take on the new blossoms and bounce back from a cold winter. But do you know i...

February 13, 2018

Good Morning Bee Boxers!

I have to say, I love Valentine's Day - I love the cheesy cards, the overuse of roses, and the feeling one gets at a candle lit dinner with your significant other. I also love the connection one can have with themselves or cherished friends on t...

January 13, 2018

Good Morning Bee Boxers!

This morning we are going to be discussing one of the most undesirable things about living in the Sacramento Valley.... Seasonal Allergies.

If you are one of the few individuals lucky enough to consider yourself immune to the high pollen counts o...

January 6, 2018

What comes to your mind when you picture a "Backyard Beekeeper..?" 

The reality is, there is a severe lack of beehives that exist in our little corner of the world. In fact, beehives are diminishing so quickly that we are in danger of losing one-third of the worlds food...

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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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