abundance + gratitude


We harvested the first of our honey this week. It was so beautiful. When we began keeping bees last year in a garden in Brooklyn, we got a late start and didn't harvest honey last fall in order to leave the bees enough to get through the winter. After an exceptionally hard winter, only a handful made it and we had to start fresh this spring. A blessing in disguise, the community garden in Brooklyn wasn't able to host our bees this season, so we moved them out to a farm on Long Island where we had a connection through M.'s work. They have been so happy and productive there, and it has been such a joy to see them thrive. We've been going out to do bit of farm work there, too, when we can. It's a magical place, and tasting the honey made there this week was a reminder of the sweetness and abundance of this season, and all the things we have to be grateful for.

In that spirit, I want to say an enormous thank you to all of you that continue to support my work here. I feel so lucky to be able to do this, and to be able to share the fruits of my labor with you. It's my pleasure to offer 20% off orders in the main shop this weekend only (Saturday until midnight on Sunday EST) with the code GRATITUDE.

Wishing you the most beautiful heart-of-summer days ahead. Get out into the garden and breathe deeply!

p.s. We'll be taking a little break later this month to travel back to the Pacific Northwest, so please note that orders made between July 25th - August 5th will ship when I return, beginning August 6th.


  1. your honey looks so beautiful! and i bet it is equally delicious.

    as one of your happy customers,
    i am sending my gratitude to YOU for the amazing products you make.
    the fruits of your labor are magical little bits of alchemy
    that have made such a huge impact on my life.

    i knew that when i stopped wearing traditional perfumes that there had to be something better.
    i never guessed it would be quite so special, or made by someone with so much love & care.

    thank you, briar!

  2. Bewitchingly beautiful as always Briar! I feel like these little updates are like windows into your hive...and your products are just as whole as honey. Just loving seeing it all unfold. Cx

  3. Local honey is incredible and taste so much better than store bought honey. So jealous you harvest your own. I go to a local conservatory to get mine.

    -Claire from FOXTAIL + MOSS

  4. Looks just beautiful - I am lucky enough to have fresh farm honey from my father in law - it looks completely different to yours - amazing isn't it?



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