So you’ve decided on beekeeping as a hobby. You have kept your bees healthy and happy and they have produced some beautiful honey frames. Now what? Now it’s time to extract that delicious honey. Extracting honey can be a tricky process at first. Plus you will need several tools to help you complete the process.
Honey Extraction Tools
- Capping Tank
- Hot Knife
- Uncapping Scratcher
- Honey Frames
At Desert Hive Supply in Ogden, UT we can help get you supplied with everything you need to extract your own honey. However, did you know we have a harvesting kitchen here for our clients to use? Our kitchen features a 32 frame extractor and all the tools you will need to extract your honey. Our kitchen has been approved by the Department of Agriculture.
If you would like for us to help you extract your honey all you need to do is bring in your honey frames, a container to take your honey home in (although we do offer containers for purchase in the store) and a willingness to learn and have some fun. Contact us to to schedule an extraction time. 801-866-3245
The extraction kitchen is open Tuesday -Friday 11-2 or 3-6 Saturday 9-12 or 1-4 For $65. Also if you need more than three hours Tuesday -Friday 11-6 or Saturday 9-4 are available for $165. The extractor holds 32 frames. There are various uncapping tools, an uncapping tank, strainers, and other miscellaneous tools for your convenience. You will be required to clean up after you are finished. Mid August through the end of September are the busiest times. To book an appointment you will need to call 801-866-3245