Bees & Beekeeping click here - to be directed to the bee page
please call us to report a bee swarm! cell# 408-431-2273
areas serviced in the east San Francisco Bay Area (California) are:  Brentwood, Discovery Bay, Oakley, Antioch, Byron, Knightsen

Check here for our online Etsy shop - Soap, crafts, farm items

We will be selling our soap, Salt Scrubs, Sugar Scrubs, bath bombs, Honey Body Butter, and other bath products (with Easter theme) and will have our farm animal chalk boards, and local art/photography. 


at the Brentwood Elementary School 2019 Spring Bazar, Saturday April 13 at 8am to 1pm.  200 Griffith Lane, Brentwood, CA 94513


Facebook link here



We will be selling our honey, honey products, bath items, and Soaps & farm crafts at the Paws on Parade, Saturday April 27th, 9am to 12pm at the Discovery Bay Community Center 
More info here: Paws on Parade

OUR EGGS ARE REGISTERED ORGANIC -

OUR CHICKENS LAY FRESH DOZENS EVERY DAY

Our eggs are free range, pasture raised, and from all different breeds of chickens.  You see, we believe that the chickens born from generations on the ranch have been naturally selected from the strongest chickens.  


We do not believe that one breed of chicken is best - we like the "mutt" of chickens - those that survived year after year, strong foragers, disease tolerant, heat and cold resistant, and from hens that were allowed to have their baby chicks here.  


No genetically altered chickens, no antibiotics, no large order feed store/hatchery chicks that have been vaccinated because they were bred from a chicken mill (like puppy mills) so no false advertising. 

ALSO we are a registered valid business and with a registered valid egg producer and handler certified!  Beware of those selling backyard eggs (on Social Media) and without a business license!  Beware of those ranches that have slow egg production - their chickens may not have been so hardy or come from breeders in the Midwest that only care about how many they can sell to feed stores..  These chickens (chicks) are marketed so that they produce max # eggs in 2 years and then die.  Customers that buy from these places keep the inhumane treatment of these "chicken mills" in business.

TASTE THE DIFFERENCE - BUY YOUR EGGS HERE - LOCALLY!  WE ARE A SMALL BUSINESS, SMALL SALES 

 WE CARE ABOUT OUR CHICKS!

The Loose Rooster Ranch takes credit card payments through Square, Paypal (looseroosterranch@gmail.com) and I also take Venmo!


Please look for me on venmo, or scan.

Honey prices:

8 oz = $8

12 oz = $12

16 oz = $16

16oz glass bottle with honey dipper (holiday packaged) $18.50

Pollen: 2 oz bottle for $3

Honeycomb: $1.20 an ounce

CHICKS available starting April 20th

$3.50 straight runs (can bring roosters back with receipt)

Hens:

Pullets (small breed not yet laying) $18

Small breed (laying) = $20

Large breed pullet (not laying yet) $20

Large breed 6 month to one year old hens (started laying) $25

Roosters:

Small/Medium $5 - $8

Large: $10

Buff Orphington, Austrolorp and Americana mix Breeding: $25

Eggs

1 dozen = $5

18 pack = $8.50

Hatching eggs: 10 dollars a dozen mixed breed - call ahead (can bring roosters back with receipt)

2019 - BEE LIVES MATTER PROGRAM - honey harvesting the hives that are ready!
Did you ever want to work with bees? Get your own honey?  Learn more and help the environment?  Learn more about beekeeping and how to  SPONSOR YOUR OWN HIVE  (click) for more info!
If you cannot have a hive on your property - you can on ours! Join our program.
A full hive sponsorship is $225/$250  AND if you can't do a full hive - join a GROUP hive.  $10 for drone sponsor, $25 for worker bee sponsor, and $50 for a queen bee sponsor.  I'll paint your name(s) on the hive box and you can participate in all the same activities live or from afar!  Click on the link above to learn more.

HAND MADE - FARM PRODUCTS from recycled items found at the ranch and from natures ingredients

We have quite a few handmade items for sale now!  Please consider shopping locally and supporting local farms and crafters.


Newly created farm animal chalk boards, drink caddy's from reclaimed barnwood, Animal soaps, and natural soaps - all hand made with items from the Ranch.  Check back for pics. FaceBook @looseroost.  


Winter hours - We will be open as the weather permits.  By appt - please call us at 925-308-7126 for orders of honey, Honeycomb, bee pollen, and eggs for pick up during the week.  Please give us 24 hour notice.   


Text or call us first - Convenient drive through - just pull in the driveway at the barn or main entrance - off street parking!

BEST LIP BALM EVER


All natural Honey & Beeswax lip balms!


Made from our harvested beeswax from our Loose Rooster Ranch hives, and our delicious honey - we now have "lip service".  


Two kinds to choose from - Peppermint Vanilla & Lavender Vanilla


I personally am in love with these.  They include all organic ingredients: Beeswax, honey, Coconut Oil, Almond Oil and Shea Butter, Vitamin E, and a lovely combination of peppermint & vanilla essential oils.  These were selling at the Brentwood Ace for $3.79 and sold out!  So get them now at the ranch barn-stand for $2.50 

LOOSE ROOSTER RANCH SOAP MAKING

We different types of classes.  All available to sign up and pay on Eventbrite.  Soap making Easy, which is open to 10 and over, and a cold process soap making class open to 18 and over.


SOAP MAKING CLASS (EASY) for adults and children (over 10 years old)- Did you every want to learn a fun way to create ready to use soaps?  This is a fun class that is guaranteed to have you loving what you bring home!
Dates: 
Make Easter soaps Sunday April 14th from 2pm - 4pm click here
           
See flyer below:

Come make sheep, chickens, owls, horses, goats, mermaids, and more!  Pick scents like Vanilla, Cherry, peppermint, Orange and more!  pick your colors or learn techniques for making multicolored soap.  All soap is goats milk melt and pour soap base we call HOTPOUR.  non toxic and fun!

COMING AGAIN FALL 2019 - COLD PROCESS SOAP MAKING CLASS - $50 per person

THE REAL DEAL for adults only (18 and over)
Did you every want to learn the traditional way soap is really made?  Let Kate and Cindy show you how to make them!

This is the hands on old fashioned way to make soap.  We will use the saponification process, using all natural and some organic ingredients.  

You'll learn how sodium hydroxide reacts with natural oils like olive, coconut, shea butter and palm kernel oil.  Use of fresh cows milk, spices like tumeric and natural Kaolinite clays to soften, color and texture soap.  Use wonder molds that are interesting and produce great results

You'll go home with three different kinds of naturally made soap and the recipes to re-create them...or we will have come for purchase.  You can always join another class to come practice!  This is a fun class that is guaranteed to have you loving what you bring home!

* You must sign up using Eventbrite links.  Space is limited and so there will be no payments take at the door.  The fee covers the ingredients and materials, time, venue and instruction.  You must cancel 24 hours in advance.

BEESWAX CANDLE MAKING CLASS

Sunday April 7th, 2pm to 4pm


 

Learn how to make beeswax candles.  Beeswax is supplied from our hives at the Loose Rooster Ranch.  See more info on the Eventbrite site and tickets here


Thank you ! We had a great time !


These classes will be back in the fall when we harvest our honey and when the weather gets a little cooler


Handmade products include lotion bars, Body mousse, natural soaps, beeswax candles, crocheted face/body 'scrubbies', drink caddies, farm animal chalk boards, and more!  We also use reclaimed/repurposed wood to create unique hand crafted pieces. We have jewelry made from real Mustang horse hair (since we do own 3 gentled, once wild, registered Mustangs)  - we are creating and adding things everyday, so check back!

Some of our home made products include pure beeswax candles and various items made from old barn wood and other things found around the property.

BUSINESS LICENSE #029200 

Registered Organic

Registered Apiaries

Registered Egg Handlers


WE HAVE HONEY!!!

Raw, pure GOLD

Do you know who your beekeepers are? Where that honey came from?  I can show you the hive it came from!

Get yours now!!

WE HAVE BEE  POLLEN! Honey Comb

WE HAVE HONEY & BEESWAX LIP BALMS

All Natural made from organic ingredients - soaps & vegan soaps


WE HAVE EGGS!!!!

Farm fresh eggs, green/brown/white/buff color, medium/large sized.

$5 a dozen


3280 Bixler Rd, Brentwood, CA 94513

925-308-7126

cell: 408-431-2273 (text)


Member of the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce 2016-2018

Member of "Brentwood Grown"

Member of San Francisco Beekeepers Association

Member of Diablo Valley Beekeeper Association


California Registered Egg Handler#3916


We are registered ORGANIC in California


Members of the Mount Diablo Beekeepers Association

Members of the San Francisco Beekeepers Association

OUR GOLDEN YELLOW SUMMER SQUASH

NEW LOGO (above) which we now have t-shirts, bags, stickers and hats!


PLANTING SEASON: Shortly in February we will start planting the following:

 Bok Choy, Arugula, Kale, Cabbage, Spinach, & varieties of lettuce


Summer planting we start in April:

Squash, zucchini, eggplant varieties, watermelon, cantaloupe and herbs.  Late: pumpkins


All year we plant: Flowers for the bees and edible for us; lavender, rosemary, sage, savia, sunflowers, catnip and for us as well, oregano, basil, nasturtium.  


The cool thing is that you get to meet us, your beekeepers in person AND we can point to the hives and show you exactly where the honey came from.  It's not a "blend" of hives - each bottle is from one of the hives we have in the front of the ranch!


The Apiary (hives) that we own are strictly for honey production and local pollination - not commercial and they stay on the property year round.  We have names for each hive:  The Honey Hen, Angry Rooster, and Disco Bay Gold. We also have sponsored hives that have their sponsors names, which they bottle for themselves.


Today we have about 60 commercial hives in the back acres of the property.  These are owned by a pollinator beekeeper that provides pollination to the local farmers. We help store these hives in the winter, and then they go to pollinate almonds, cherry and fruit orchards around the area in the Spring.  


UPDATED April 9 2019


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