Author Archives: Marshallshoney

Honeybees Play Large Role In Almond Pollination

  Almond pollination usually relies on wild bees and other species to pollinate and breed.  New studies show that honeybees are playing a larger role in the pollination process and have more of an effect on almond pollination when other bees are present. California’s total acreage for almond orchards now reaches 800,000, and each acre… Continue Reading

Honey Used In Marriage Traditions

  For many weddings, traditional practices and rituals impact the procedural process or ceremony. The use of honey has found a way into many nuptial ceremonies and marital contracts.  Because honey dates back thousands of years, many ancient societies used honey during weddings to commemorate the love between bride and groom. Here’s a look at… Continue Reading

Birth Traditions – Using Honey

  The use of honey following the birth of a newborn is a custom used all over the world in various cultures, religions and countries. Among Hebrews, honey was the first nutriment to touch the lips of a newborn. In fact, Calvin writes in Isaiah, Ch. IX, that, “the Jews to this day, give their… Continue Reading