Monthly Archives: February 2014

How probiotic and healthy bacteria affect bee hives

Check out this very interesting article that states that bee hives that are more genetically diverse (have a queen that has mated with more than one drone, or male, bee) are not only less susceptible to pathogens and infectious disease, but they have higher contents of certain bacteria that we consider to be probiotic and […]

Winter Park Honey Is now available at Fresh Market, Winter Springs

Winter Park Honey Is now available at Fresh Market, Winter Springs. Check out the grand opening today, February 12th and make sure to request your favorite Winter Park Honey. They are currently only carrying a small assortment of our products. We have many more delicious honeys to choose from. http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/blog/2013/09/the-fresh-market-to-open-in-winter.html

Australian scientists microchip bees to map movements, halt diseases

Here is a link to the article: Full Article Australian scientists are gluing tiny sensors onto thousands of honey bees to track their movements in a trial aimed at halting the spread of diseases that have wiped out populations in the northern hemisphere.

Honey Facial Mask

If you are getting ready for a special date with your honey on Valentine’s Day or anytime you want a refreshing natural facial, just reach for the honey jar.. Honey was prized for its healing properties in ancient civilizations. It was used medicinally for a variety of reasons. One aspect of honey’s healing properties is […]

Treating Sea Turtles with Honey and Beeswax

Injured and sick sea turtles are receiving help at rescue and rehabilitation centers. Surprisingly, one of the best helpers for healing an injured turtle is honey! If an injurged turtle has lost part of its shell, veterinarians may patch it by applying honey and beeswax to the exposed tissue. Honey contains enzymes that help slough […]

Winter Park Honey Sponsors the Southeast Regional Pickleball Tournament for 2014

This weekend (February 1-2) the Winter Park Honey Bees are sponsoring a pickleball tournament in Naples Florida. This is their first tournament. The 2 bees got their pickleball paddles for christmas and they spend the holidays vollying a pickleball (resembling a wiffle ball) in their home in Winter Park, Colorado. They haven’t had much time […]