Category Archives: News

market closures for this weekend!

The first days of Spring are upon us! Come out and enjoy the wonderful weather we have been having. This Saturday, march 22nd, the Winter Park Farmers market is closed. If you normally get your honey at the farmers market in Winter Park you can check out the Fresh market down the road at 1500 […]

Bumblebees can be used to pollinate crops in addition to beehives.

This is a photo of a bumblebee house. It’s a quad complex containing 4 separate bumblebee colonies. These are great for pollinating produce in back yard gardens. This particular quad complex is being used in addition to several honeybee hives for pollinating a field of blueberry bushes.

Markets for weekend of 3/14-3/16

This weekend, while we will be doing our normal weekly markets at Windermere on Friday, and on Saturday we have Winter Park, Winter Garden, Lakeland, Lake Mary and Sarasota, we will also be at the Wiregrass market in Tampa! This Sunday we will have Celebration, Maitland and Tampa Downtown as always, so come on out […]

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 […]

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