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Chinook Honey Company

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Great little family farm

If you are visiting calgary and area, you have to see the Calgary Tower, Banff, The big rock and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Matthew T
Watching the bees in the honeycomb

Great place to buy different flavors of honey, wine made from mead, different flavors of vinegars... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
JeanP1002
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Chinook Honey Company is an apiary nestled in the Calgary foothills. The honey boutique includes many honey made treats including ice cream, jams, jellies, sauces and body care products and apitherapy items. A live observation hive gives an insight...more
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386079 16th St W, Okotoks, Alberta T1S 1A1, Canada
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All reviews ice cream different types friendly staff honey mead queen bee family and friends back home love this place great gifts great afternoon walked around products including on site great stop interesting place definitely worth a stop gift shop
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are visiting calgary and area, you have to see the Calgary Tower, Banff, The big rock and the Chinook Honey Company! I have a wonderful experience everytime I am able to make it out there.

Thank Matthew T
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! With so many amazing places to visit in the Calgary and Southern Alberta area we are delighted to make your top 5 list of places to see!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great place to buy different flavors of honey, wine made from mead, different flavors of vinegars. It was very interesting. Never knew that wine and vinegars can be made from honeyMore

Thank JeanP1002
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you for your review! We are proud to offer such a wide variety of products made with honey and our talented staff are always working on new and delicious offerings. We are not currently carrying the mead vinagars in the store but we are...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018

We stopped at this place for a little shopping on a weekend and it was quite busy. We were greeted by young and knowledgeable local girls. We were offered to taste the wines we intended to buy and we did. It was a great taste...More

Thank Jacob L
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thanks for your kind review of your visit with us Jacob. We are proud to offer our customers a wide variety of high quality local products to choose from as well as several very talented local artisans in our store. Enjoy your honey and we...More

Reviewed July 10, 2018

We stopped in on our way past the Chinook Honey Company and decided to try the ice cream. It was terrific. Very tasty and smooth. While there we purchased a bottle of Mead. Very good!!

Thank larryw974
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

We really appreciate your review. Our honey ice cream sure is a hit, and especially when you have the time to enjoy it in our scenic picnic area. Glad you enjoyed the mead and thanks for spreading the word!

Reviewed July 1, 2018

It's an OK place to check out, you can buy honey and other home made products. Just be aware the prices are really high!More

Thank Mildred D
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thanks for your review and giving us the opportunity to respond. We're disappointed that you found our prices high. We are a business that provides premium products that are also natural and hand crafted, with helpful, educated customer service. In comparison to other similar businesses...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place to take children, the can see the bees at work. This facility has so much to share with customers, honey mead right down to cough drops. Fascinating place to go, all they need is a restaurant.

Thank Sheila N
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thanks for the kind review. Though we don't have a restaurant we do have deli items, honey wine, ice cream and all the supplies needed for a perfect picnic - including an amazing mountain view!

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Interesting little shop, lots of souvenirs, and you get to see inside an active bee colony. They make their own honey mead wine on site, and you can taste before you purchase. Many varieties of mead wine, you will find one that satisfies your taste...More

Thank 68pony
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thanks for your review! We are pleased you enjoyed your visit with the bees and had the opportunity to try a variety of meads.If you find yourself in the area May 12 & 13th join us for our Horde at the Hive weekend here at...More

Reviewed January 9, 2018

Very interesting place and how honey is made. The kids where amazed to see the actual BEE's coming and going.

Thank Ron S
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

Thanks for your review! Our glassed in observation hives are a great way to learn the secret lives of bees.

Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Went in for a late December tour. The store is quite cute with many different bee wax and honey products. They also carry a selection of books for people interested in home beekeeping. The tour itself was not much of a tour. We walked across...More

Thank LadyFiske
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2017

Thank you for your review and for mentioning our wide variety of honey and bee related items. We regret that our program didn't meet your expectations. We recognize 'Tour' may not be the best term which is why we take extra care to inform people...More

Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

My Daughter and I took our Granddaughters. We really enjoyed our visit. Lots to see and great gifts to share with family and friends.

Thank Maureen B
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thanks for stopping by to visit us. With a wide selection of honey and gifts we have something to please just about everyone.

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Cornelia1313
July 21, 2018|
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Response from Cherie A | Property representative |
Hello Cornelia, We do sell Beeswax sheets for candle making here at Chinook Honey Company. They do require warming to become more pliable to create candles and are priced at $2.95 per sheet
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Barb S
July 3, 2017|
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Response from Cherie A | Property representative |
Hello, Our tours are $10 for adults $7.50 for seniors and children. For our tour info and schedule please check our web site.
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