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Re: Archer Farms - Raw Organic Wildflower Honey
« Reply #15 on: July 06, 2012, 12:09:36 PM »
DDT is an organic molecule.

the differenciation between organic and non-organic chemistry is a hold over from the 18th and 19th centuries when it was beleived that life had unique chemistry. While the distinction is still observed it doesn't really make sense anymore.

as a general rule, in my limited experience, bee keepers are very hesitant to place their little darlings anywhere near hardcore pesticides as most are designed to kill insects in general and work rather well on bees.
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« Reply #16 on: July 06, 2012, 12:14:46 PM »
There is a whole branch of chemistry that disagrees with you.  My daughter teaches organic chemistry at the graduate level.  She certainly disagrees with you.

And yes, we beekeepers do our best to keep our girls out of the way of pesticides.
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Re: Archer Farms - Raw Organic Wildflower Honey
« Reply #17 on: July 06, 2012, 01:58:56 PM »
I did specify that the holdover is still operational. Just stateing that the reason there are two branches is based in a falacy. is a carbon chain organic or non-organic? does it matter where it came from? How many atoms make it up? phlogiston, now that's organic chemistry!
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« Reply #18 on: July 06, 2012, 02:33:14 PM »
When you're in a hole and want to get out, it's best to stop digging...  ;)
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Re: Archer Farms - Raw Organic Wildflower Honey
« Reply #19 on: July 09, 2012, 09:42:30 AM »
And organic/inorganic chemistry have nothing to do with organic/conventional farming.
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Re: Archer Farms - Raw Organic Wildflower Honey
« Reply #20 on: July 09, 2012, 10:26:27 AM »
And fresh and salt water have nothing to do with fishing either.   ::)
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Re: Archer Farms - Raw Organic Wildflower Honey
« Reply #21 on: July 09, 2012, 11:57:28 AM »
And the terms "organic/inorganic" in chemistry have nothing to do with the terms "organic/conventional" in farming.

Clarified a bit to hopefully quash the tortuous semantics argument.

To my original thought - what intrigued me was the "raw" part more than the "organic" part (it is USDA certified organic FWIW, though).

I never ended up buying any of this honey, btw. Blueberry season is upon us, so I'm going to hit up a couple of my local orchards to see if they can hook me up with a local single-source honey.
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Re: Archer Farms - Raw Organic Wildflower Honey
« Reply #22 on: July 09, 2012, 01:26:33 PM »
And fresh and salt water have nothing to do with fishing either.   ::)

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Re: Archer Farms - Raw Organic Wildflower Honey
« Reply #23 on: July 09, 2012, 01:46:02 PM »
Clarified a bit to hopefully quash the tortuous semantics argument.

But I paid for an argument..  ;D
 
To my original thought - what intrigued me was the "raw" part more than the "organic" part (it is USDA certified organic FWIW, though).

If you're looking for the flavor of minimally processed honey, I doubt the Archer Farms product will deliver. Your blueberry farms are likely a good source.
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