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Mickelberry Gardens Raw Honey

Keeping It Raw You may notice that our honey and all of our honey tonics are made with Raw Honey. We are very careful to make sure that none of our honey is ever heated above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. We … Continue reading

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Portland’s Ordinance to Ban Neonicotinoid Pesticides

Portland City Council plans to vote on a proposed ordinance to ban neonicotinoid pesticide use on city property. City Council held a hearing on March 25th, 2015, that I was able to attend. The room was full of concerned citizens, … Continue reading

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Mickelberry Gardens in the Gresham Outlook Paper

Check out this great article on our business in the Gresham Outlook Paper! Published 3/24/2015. Many thanks to Shannon Wells, Associate Editor.

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Fiery Cider

We are so excited to offer a brand new seasonal item: Our handcrafted Fiery Cider! Our recipe is based upon a traditional folk medicine remedy, that has been used for centuries as an autumn tonic. It’s made with pungent and spicy … Continue reading

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Herbal Studies and a Monograph for Skullcap

Over the course of our herbal studies, we have built a solid library of herbals and books about plant medicine. This gives us the ability to familiarize ourselves with a range of what has been written about a particular plant. … Continue reading

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Cordella Magazine Interview with Madelyn

     Enjoy Cordella Magazine’s lovely interview with Madelyn, telling the Mickelberry Gardens story, accompanied by beautiful photographs taken by Anna Caitlin Harris.

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Mickelberry Gardens visits biodynamic herb farm!

Last Saturday, we had the wonderful opportunity to drive out to Sandy, Oregon and take a tour of one of the medicinal herb farms operated by Oregon’s Wild Harvest. This company is one of our main suppliers for bulk medicinal … Continue reading

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Visitors to our Apiary!

We have been hosting lots of visitors out to our kitchen and apiary this summer! July has been a perfect time to introduce people to the bees, since the nectar is flowing and the bees are fat, happy, and busy. … Continue reading

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All About Beeswax

I am working on rendering beeswax today, and so am inspired to write about why our beeswax is special. How do the bees make beeswax? Beeswax is a central element of the beehive. It is the structure and home of … Continue reading

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Top 6 Ways to Avoid the Flu

It’s that time of year when everyone seems to be getting sick. Here’s a list of my favorite go-to remedies for staying well during cold and flu season. 1. Fire Cider You can make this yourself, or get some from … Continue reading

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