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Honeybees need a life raft so they don’t drown while they munch on honey in a cup.

These bees are catching a quick meal from some of Winter Park Honey’s leftover samples. To prevent the bees from drowning in their own honey, I put a paper towel in the bowls. The paper towels act like life rafts, giving the bees something to stand on while they graze. Winter time is a tough […]

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 […]

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 […]

Customer Testimonial from the Sarasota farmers market

We LOVE to hear back from our customers about how well our honey is working for them! here is one testimonial we received from one of our Sarasota farmers market customers in Florida about the Local Wildflower honey that is helping them through Allergy season! I have posted a photo of the letter above, with […]

What Is Varietal Honey?

Varietal honey is honey made predominantly from the nectar of a single type of flower. In order to capture and preserve the qualities and flavors unique to these monofloral honeys, beekeepers must consider local plant flowering patterns when planning hive location and the timing of each honey harvest. Unlike supermarket honeys, which are generally blended, […]

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