Honey Streusel Muffins

                    Ingredients For the muffins: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg, room temperature 1 cup whole milk, room temperature 1/4 cup butter,...

Herb Planting for Bees

  Herbs provide a valuable source of food for bees and other pollinating insects. Since bees have lost much of their natural habitat, growing a few herbs is a really easy way to enjoy fresh flavors and help our bees.     You may or may not have space...

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...

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,...

Healthy Children’s Snacks with Choc-O-Honey

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...

BASIC MEAD

We found this recipe on Epicurious.com. Try it with Sourwood Honey! BASIC MEAD       INGREDIENTS 12 to 18 pounds of grade-A honey 4 1/2 gallons of tap or bottled water 8 grams (1/4 ounce) of freeze-dried wine, champagne, or dedicated mead yeast Note on...

The Sweetness of Sourwood Honey

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...

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...

More About 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...

The Mystical Power of Bees

“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. ...

Honeybees Help Pollinate Blueberries

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...

GINGER

Aromatic, pungent and spicy, ginger is the underground rhizome of the plant known botanically as zingiber officinale. The plant’s botanical name is thought to be derived from its sanskrit name singabera which means “horn shaped,” reflecting how...

Honeycomb and Beeswax

Carefully crafted by young worker bees into six-sided honeycomb cells, beeswax provides tiny storage units for bee larvae, honey and pollen. There are two possible explanations for why honeycomb is composed of hexagons rather than another shape. One is that a...

CREATING A QUEEN

From time to time, beekeepers will need to replace old queens or provide a queen to a hive that has, for one reason or another, lost their queen. One method of making new queens is by the Doolittle Method (named for G.M. Doolittle). This is done by grafting the...
The 2016 Tupelo Harvest is Here!

The 2016 Tupelo Harvest is Here!

The 2016 tupelo harvest is here! It’s some of the best tupelo honey we’ve harvested in many years. Check out the light green cast as we pour the honey into barrels during the extraction process. Buy it now…supplies won’t last. We didn’t...
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