Fireweed Honey–What is the “hottest” honey from the coldest part of the USA?

    Fireweed honey is a premium monofloral honey, light in color with a mild taste. This honey is often referred to as the Champagne of all honeys. It is produced in the northwestern United States, particularly in Alaska. What makes this honey so special? Perhaps it is the unstoppable “spirit” of the plant itself. […]

Watermelon, Strawberry, Almond & Honey Salad

We tried this salad at a very upscale restaurant in Florida and really loved it so made our own version. We hope you like it as much as we do. The watermelon is blended with honey, vinegar, and olive oil to make a sweet dressing for the greens and fruit. In addition to all the […]

Testimonial letter from our valued customer, Nora Linderman

  From: Nora Linderman Date: Wed, May 11, 2016 at 9:35 AM Subject: honey order To: localhoney@winterparkhoney.com To Whomever Does Quality Control: I just received my order of 3 honeys from your company. Each came thru a different seller (you, Amazon, and some other). Each arrived intact – which for travelling across the globe in […]

Healthy Children’s Snacks with Choc-O-Honey

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It’s still summertime and the kids are home and always hungry! Studies show that when kids are well nourished, they perform better in studies and sports and are better equipped to fight off disease. But what most moms and dads also know is that pleasing those picky little taste buds is easier said than done. […]

The Sweetness of Sourwood Honey

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It’s summertime and summer is the season for Sourwood Honey. Sourwood honey is a golden honey from the blossoms of the tree of the same name, also known as the Sorrel Tree, the Appalachian Lily Tree and officially, as the Oxydendrum arboretum. Sourwood trees grow to be between 25 and 60 feet tall and can […]

Winter Park Honey’s Sweet-N-Green Tea

Sweet Matcha Green Tea Honey   Every ingredient that goes into this new product is 100% organic. The honey crystals are made from organic honey and organic sugar cane juice. The organic green tea in this product is unique in that it is made from the whole tea leaf–not brewed. The entire leaf is finely ground and is known […]

More About Honeycomb

Honeycomb

For many centuries, humans have harvested honey from bees for its sweet taste and waxy comb, a unique substance that can be used for many purposes. What is honeycomb?  Like honey, honeycomb is made by honeybees in their hives. Both substances get their start as nectar from flowers, which the honeybees transform into honey through a […]

The Mystical Power of Bees

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“Ask the bees what the Druids knew” Old English adage   Historically, there are many cultural beliefs that surround bees. Some are true; some are mythological.  It is well-known in current observations of “bee-havior,” that bees hate the odor of cattle and horses.  Indeed, bees find most human’s scent to be offensive. Yet, there are stories told […]

Honeybees Help Pollinate Blueberries

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A large, healthy blueberry plant produces thousands of flower buds every year. With up to 16 individual flowers developing from each bud and every flower a potential berry, pollination needs in blueberries are great. In order to set fruit, pollen that is produced by the flower’s anthers must reach the stigma so it can fertilize […]