The Buzz on Michelle Obama's Honey

The first beehive has produced some splendid honey.

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By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

The first beehive has finally produced some honey, and we hear it tastes and looks splendid. First beekeeper Charlie Brandts tells us that it has a hint of citrus, a sweet local trait, and that the first honey pull totaled 43 pounds. But don't look for it at the supermarket. Most will be used by the White House chefs, and some may go out as gifts.

First beekeeper Charlie Brandts, a White House carpenter, in front of the South Lawn hive.

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