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Winter Park Honey Merchandise is Here!

Along with our selection of award winning honey, we here at Winter Park Honey often receive requests for merchandise. To suit our pure raw honey loving customers, we’ve put together a great collection of Winter Park Honey coffee mugs, shirts, and other accessories!  You’ll find all sorts of great Winter Park Honey must-have gifts to […]

honey spill backs up traffic, but that’s not the only bad news…

http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/local/florida/2014/10/18/north-fort-myers-honey-spill-creates-sticky-scene/17501661/ Did everyone hear about what happened last week? a flat bed truck spilled about 2500 pounds of honey on the highway and backed up traffic for about an hour or so. Not only did the beekeeper lose his honey, but the spill attracted thousands of honey bees to the area many of which were […]

New research into the disappearance of bees worldwide indicates…

New findings explain exactly why the bees are disappearing Make sure the read through the article it has some new research, at first I thought it was just another article bashing pesticides and fungicides, but it is much more involved than you think!

13 fascinating facts about bees!

13 fascinating facts about honey bees! Check out the link above for an amazing article about 13 different fascinating facts about honey bees. It ranges between everything from different characteristics of types of bees, to the life cycle and even some scientific facts about the bees. there are a few in here even I didn’t […]

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. […]