Find Your Beekeeper – Honey Products

This month’s featured Taste of Tennessee Harvest of the Month Product is Honey! Below our featured artist, you will find the Northwest Tennessee Local Food Guide list of area beekeepers and their honey products.

The winning artwork provided by Weakley County Student – Macy Jo Buckley, celebrates the local Harvest of the Month product.

Northwest Tennessee Beekeepers:

Biggs Apiaries
Local pure honey for sale, swarm removal, and honeybee presentations
Gleason, TN 38229, Weakley County
Steve Biggs: (731) 588-8018
woodnhoney@yahoo.com
Call ahead, NWTN Beekeepers Association stand at Dresden Farmers Market

Bruce Apiary 
Raw Honey, Nucs and Queens
Dukedom, TN 38226, Weakley County
Thomas Ray Bruce: (731) 271-5602
beerunner32@gmail.com
7am-7pm

Country Boy Honey (Obion)
100% Pure Raw Honey
Troy, TN 38260, Obion County
Merlin Lyell: (731) 885-5290
Call ahead 

Honey B Farms 
Raw Honey
Cedar Grove, TN 38321, Dyer County
Wayne Rudseill: (731) 882-2263
lazarz@bellsouth.net
Mainstreet Dyersburg Farmers Market on Saturdays

Miller’s Local Honey
Pure Raw Local Honey: 1lb  – 5gal. Selling clean beeswax, honeybee nucleus colonies, and vsh queens for local purchase only no mail orders on bees
Union City, TN  38261, Obion County
Mark Miller, flashm.mill@yahoo.com
(731) 335-3836

Purrrfectly Homemade
Bee Farm, Raw Local Honey, Flavored Honeysticks, Jams, Goat’s Milk Soap Products & specialty Jams, Seasonal Vegetables
Union City, TN 38261, Obion County
Patty Jorgensen: (731) 444-4118
mssnorg@yahoo.com 
Martins Farmers market and R & J  feed store in Jackson, TN

Sincerity Farms
Creamed honey,  Lamb , Purebred Dorper Sheep
Paris, TN 38242, Henry County
Clint Diggs: clintdiggs@gmail.com
Honey available at Yoder’s Country Store

Star Pastures Apiary
Raw Honey
Martin, TN 38237, Weakley County
Stephen Penick: Home: (731) 587-4166 or Cell: (615) 415-9229
keanpeni@ut.utm.edu
Saturday 9am – 6pm

Tarkington Apiary
Pure Local Raw Honey, Packaged in 1lb, 2lb, Qt and bulk.
Union City, TN 38261, Obion County
DaWayne Tarkington, john50wayne@yahoo.com
731-886-0007 
Call ahead, on-farm sales

Williams Honey
Pure, raw, wildflower honey
Union City, TN 38261, Obion County
Shane and Susan Williams, 
sswill98@yahoo.com
(731) 335-2450

Woodard Apiaries 
100% pure local honey available self service at the farm year round
Dresden, TN 38225, Weakley County
Terry & Debbie Woodard: (731) 514-2515
twoodard@citlink.net 
On farm sales (call ahead), Dresden farmers Market

Join the Northwest Tennessee Beekeepers Association.

HONEY COCONUT and NUT + DRIED FRUIT BARS

Honey Coconut Macadamia Nut + Cherry Bars

YIELD: Makes 9 servings

INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 cups – oats

1/2 cup – shredded coconut, unsweetened

1/3 cup – macadamia nuts, chopped (can substitute with local pecans)

1/3 cup – dried tart cherries (can substitute with raisins, cranberries)

1/3 cup – honey

3 T – almond butter (you can use sunflower butter as a substitute)

3 T – peanut butter (if you don’t have almond butter, double up on the peanut butter)

nonstick spray

DIRECTIONS

  1. Spray an 8×8 baking dish with nonstick spray.
  2. In a bowl, combine the dry ingredients oats, coconut, nuts, and tart cherries. Add the honey, almond butter, and peanut butter and stir until well combined.
  3. Press into the baking dish and chill for 3 hours.
  4. Cut into bars and enjoy.

Recipe courtesy of Mitzi Dulan, RD, CSSD, made for the National Honey Board, locally modified by Samantha Goyret, Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network