Raw Honey T-Shirt Giveaway 1: Raw Wildflower Honey - Mohawk Valley Trading Company, Contest Ends Midnight EST 06/04/12

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The Mohawk Valley Trading Company is holding Raw Honey T-Shirt Giveaway 1 on their LocalHarvest blog. The giveaway is sponsored by custom t-shirt printer Crooked Brook and ends midnight (EST) 06/04/12. Mohawk Valley Trading Company honey is used and endorsed by one of by the world’s most recognized chefs; Tom Colicchio, founder of Craft and Colicchio & Sons restaurants and head judge on the Bravo reality TV show Top Chef.

Raw Summer Wildflower Honey T-Shirt, Mohawk Valley Trading Company

Raw Summer Wildflower Honey T-Shirt

Not only do we use raw honeys from Mohawk Valley Trading Company at Craftbar, ’wichcraft and Colicchio & Sons, but I keep a jar of the stuff on my desk at all times.
- Chef Tom Colicchio

The Mohawk Valley Trading Company is holding Raw Honey T-Shirt Giveaway 1 on their LocalHarvest blog. Sponsored by Crooked Brook, the prize is a White, Gildan G200, 6.1 oz. Ultra Cotton® T-Shirt made in 100% preshrunk cotton with the image of the Mohawk Valley Trading Company Raw Summer Wildflower Honey label and URL printed on the back.

The winner will be chosen randomly, from those who post a comment on the Mohawk Valley Trading Company LocalHarvest blog with an answer to this question; how do you like to use honey?

The contest ends midnight (EST) 06/04/12.    

About Raw Wildflower Honey
Wildflower honey, also known as polyfloral honey, is derived from the nectar of numerous species of flowers or blossoms. The taste, aroma and flavor will vary from season to season, depending on which flowers are dominant at the time the nectar is collected.

Raw wildflower honey is often used by pollen allergy sufferers to lessen their sensitivity to pollen by eating 1 to 2 tsp. of it each day. The idea is that by introducing small amounts of pollen into their system by eating raw honey, a tolerance to pollen allergens is built up.

If you are planning to buy wildflower honey for its health-benefits, it must be raw wildflower honey. Heating honey (pasteurization) destroys the all of the pollen, enzymes, propolis, vitamins, amino acids, antioxidants, minerals, and aromatics. Honey that has been heated and filtered is called commercial, liquid or regular honey.

About Crooked Brook Custom T-Shirts
Although the most popular method of printing t-shirts is screen printing, Crooked Brook t-shirts are printed using Direct to Garment Printing (digital garment printing or DTG) which is the process of using inkjet printers to print an image directly onto t-shirts without the use of screens like with screen printing, which requires a lot of setup e.g., creating screens for each color.

In addition, DTG printing uses eco-friendly, water soluble ink, unlike some screen printing methods that layer Plastisol (a suspension of PVC particles in a plasticizer) on top of the t-shirt. The only requirement for DTG printing is for the image to be high resolution, resulting in photograph quality printing with no setup fee or minimums for custom t-shirts.

About Crooked Brook
Crooked Brook is a unit of the atelier division of an art studio that offers full service apparel design, pattern making, sample making, private-label small lot production and embroidery. Since 1989, they’ve built a strong reputation of providing top-notch apparel designs, patterns, fit and production samples for many brand name catalogs and retailers, as well as wardrobe and costumes for movies, television and theater.

All Crooked Brook branded garments and accessories are proudly made to order in the U.S.A.

Because of their unparalleled attention to detail in tailoring, they were awarded a Supima® licensing agreement. These contracts are not awarded lightly. The applicants must meet requirements insuring the highest level of quality and integrity for any products bearing the Supima® brand.

In addition, Crooked Brook designs and manufactures:
Men’s and women's chef coats and uniforms for the world’s most recognized chefs, hotels, casinos, spas and resorts as well as alumni chef jackets for the Culinary Institute of America. Each garment can be personalized with the customer’s choice of fabric, pockets, buttons, piping and embroidery. With a design studio in New York City, (the fashion and gastronomic capital of the world) and a production facility in Utica, New York, they’ve garnered international brand name recognition as the maker of the "World's Highest Quality Chef Jackets™”.

Promotional products, items, decorated apparel and accessories, such as; jackets, hats, sweatshirts, hoodies, polo shirts, fleece blankets, sweatshirt blankets, button down shirts, fleece jackets, golf shirts, custom t-shirts, tote bags, and aprons that can be customized with the following apparel decorating methods:
Embroidery
Tackle Twill
Appliqué
Direct to Garment Printing (DTG)
Sublimation

Custom lab coats, uniforms and scrubs for nursing, medical, dental, scientific, engineering, technology & healthcare professionals.

Custom made apparel and accessories for men and women, including but not limited to: suits, shirts, Hawaiian shirts, pants, vests, dresses, skirts, gowns, jeans, boxer shorts, martial arts and yoga outfits.

Crooked Brook ships worldwide. Hours of operations are 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST, seven days a week. Reach them at (315) 733-1992 to learn more.

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