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Offline JHMNY

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Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« on: October 04, 2017, 02:17:56 PM »
Last night, as I walked home along 37th Avenue, I noticed a honey vendor located on the southwest corner of 77th Street, near Foodtown.  Unfortunately, I was in a hurry, so was unable to stop and check-out the goods on display.  It was approximately 8:00 pm and already dark out, so I was surprised to spot the vendor offering samples.  Does anyone have any more info on this?

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2017, 06:28:28 PM »
eww a horny vendor, gross !!!

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2017, 08:12:23 AM »
eww a horny vendor, gross !!!

You need to work on your jokes. Not very funny at all.

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2017, 11:00:25 AM »
You need to work on your jokes. Not very funny at all.

Agreeing with sl on this.

To keep on topic... I passed by the area again last night, but no vendor.  Perhaps he doesn't regularly set-up shop at the location.

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2017, 06:46:11 PM »
The honey vendor was out today. I think the corner was 83rd/37th.

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2017, 09:27:32 AM »
We stopped on Friday. He had a big crowd and was allowing samples. He had raw honey and creamed honey and marketing alluding to the health benefits. He offered buckwheat and orange blossom. We would have bought some, but I became skeptical by three things.
First, a store price sticker was semi ripped off one bottle.
Second, the labels didn't state where the honey was from. (I had to show my son at the veggie shop that it's a law to have this info)
Third, under his table were a bunch of labels to get slapped on bottles.

It was tasty and good quality, but a bit strange.

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2017, 11:33:11 AM »
We stopped on Friday. He had a big crowd and was allowing samples. He had raw honey and creamed honey and marketing alluding to the health benefits. He offered buckwheat and orange blossom. We would have bought some, but I became skeptical by three things.
First, a store price sticker was semi ripped off one bottle.
Second, the labels didn't state where the honey was from. (I had to show my son at the veggie shop that it's a law to have this info)
Third, under his table were a bunch of labels to get slapped on bottles.

It was tasty and good quality, but a bit strange.


Hmmm, that IS distressing. Do they say it is NYS or local honey? that'd be interesting bc we don't have many orange blossoms in NY.....


I did buy a creamed honey from them. It was good but that sounds dishonest. I will make sure to investigate next time I see them.

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2017, 01:04:25 PM »
You guys are really buying Dutch Gold honey  ;D

Hopefully, it's from the bottles that are shaped like a bear. They are so adorable  :D

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2017, 09:40:46 AM »
It didn't say NYS. It didn't note locality at all.

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2017, 10:34:40 PM »
It didn't say NYS. It didn't note locality at all.

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Why doesn't somebody just ask him where the honey is from?

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2017, 07:10:33 AM »
As long as the honey are from bees, it's ok with me.

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2017, 01:20:14 PM »
yes, but ...

would you buy milk from a guy with a cooler filled w/a bunch of jugs with partially peeled off labels?

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2017, 09:48:37 PM »
Not that I have spies up and down the supply chain to make sure my honey is being made using best practices, it's definitely one of those things that's common and inexpensive enough that I don't need to buy it from some random person setting up shop with a fold-out table on a street corner.

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2017, 10:31:49 PM »
yes, but ...

would you buy milk from a guy with a cooler filled w/a bunch of jugs with partially peeled off labels?

That's why I just buy them from the supermarket. I don't care if it's from NY, NJ, or whereever, as long as the honey are from bees.

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #14 on: November 27, 2017, 09:15:17 AM »
Not that I have spies up and down the supply chain to make sure my honey is being made using best practices, it's definitely one of those things that's common and inexpensive enough that I don't need to buy it from some random person setting up shop with a fold-out table on a street corner.

Point taken, but...

honey is NOT inexpensive. My recent purchase was $8 @ 4 oz. I bought the least expensive on the shelf; raw lavender, product of Italy. Prices reach $20, 30 even $50 for a jar.

Great on a chip of Parmesan, by the way.

Is the guy selling quality product or is it like one poster said, the bear shaped grocery store thing?

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Re: Honey vendor on 37th Avenue
« Reply #14 on: November 27, 2017, 09:15:17 AM »