Monthly Archives: October 2013

Winter Park Honey team on Halloween!

Check out the Winter Park Honey team at this years Halloween party! We even have honey themed treats for trick or treaters. Send us pics of you and your family or friends with at least one honey/bee themed costume for a chance to win a free bottle of Winter Park Honey! just send them to […]

Fall is Allergy Time

The bees have been working hard all summer and the hives are brimming with honey. It is autumn and time to harvest. This time of year also brings a season in which many people have allergies. It is not just in the spring when pollen becomes the enemy to many. Since mid-August, airborne pollen from […]

Dan selling our raw local honey at the winter garden farmers market.

We sell honey at the winter garden farmers market every saturday morning, rain or shine. Come out for a free honey tasting. Now that it has cooled off a bit, you may catch dan dressed up as a honey bee. Our honey stand is INSIDE the pavillion by the produce cashier, next to the knife […]

Benefits of Hobbyist Beekeepers

Image from article “Urban Beekeeping Culture” by Samantha Donaldson Many benefits arise from hobbyist beekeepers. Honey bees are vital for the survival of many fruits nuts and seeds that are essential for much of the wildlife. At the same time, honey bees pollinate a number of native and exotic plants and crops that are important […]

The Value of Honey Bees as Pollinators of U.S Crops – A Cornell University Study (Year 2000)

Based on a study of the figures published by the National Agricultural Statistics Service of the USDA, interviews with beekeepers and researchers we estimate that there were 2,500,000 colonies rented for pollination purposes in 1998. This is up from 2,032,000 in 1989, representing a 22.8% increase. Most of this increase is explained by two phenomena. […]

Another great cookie recipe using Winter Park Honey from the Spiffy Cookie!

click on the link below and it will take you directly to the spiffy cookie website where you can see a recipe including our Winter Park Honey Chocolate Honey! a great (and a lot more healthy than you might think) snack that is surprisingly easy to make! check back in next week for a video […]