Watch a Biologist Explain How Bees Make Honey

Watch a Biologist Explain How Bees Make Honey

Ever wonder how bees convert the simple, sweet nectar in plants into thick, delicious, golden honey? You’re not alone.   For those of us without biology degrees, the process might seem as magical and mysterious as alchemy. Fortunately, Dr. Joe Hanson of PBS Digital Studios is here to explain how bees achieve this extraordinary – […]

Honey Gifts For Christmas And Hanukah

  The Holidays are quickly upon us and gifts are flying off the shelves in stores all across the country. Thankfully, Marshall’s Honey has plenty of options for gifts and baskets for two of the major holidays this time of the year. If you have a honey lover in your family or a friend who […]

Marshall’s Honey Featured In Napa Valley Life Magazine

  We are happy to announce Marshall’s Honey appeared in the November/December issue of Napa Valley life Magazine.  Dr. Sharon Ufberg wrote a piece for the article titled, Honey Bees at work in the Napa Valley. In the article, she mentions local honey and highlights Marshall’s as the best-known local farm in American Canyon.   […]

Honey Glazed Turkey For Thanksgiving

  November is here and for a lot of people that means it’s time to get ready for Thanksgiving.  People share recipes, try different things when they’re cooking and use different methods to create a new taste.  Honey glazed ham of course is a popular choice and has been done for many years.  However, honey […]

Using Eucalyptus To Fight Allergies

  In an earlier blog post we talked about using honey to fight allergies.  Today we want to dive in a little further and talk about how eucalyptus specifically can be used to prevent allergic reactions in a variety of different forms including honey.   The big thing with eucalyptus is the oil that comes […]

Honey Straws For Trick Or Treat

  Hard candy, chocolate bars and taffy pieces are the usual treats to give out on Halloween and not surprisingly the kids love them.  Sometimes people are looking for an alternative treat and honey straws are a great option.  Honey Stix, as they are sometimes called, can be enjoyed in many ways.  Kids of all […]

Break the Fast with Honey Cake

  Yesterday Yom Kippur passed marking the ending of the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people. Traditionally, Jews observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer.  Yom Kippur has many traditions and observances. Leviticus 16:29 calls it the Sabbath of Sabbaths and a day upon which one […]

The Many Medical Uses of Honey

  Honey, although delightfully sweet and tasty, also has a classification as a super food.  Basically honey can be applied for many reasons medically with positive results.  It’s interesting to see how many ailments, prevention and healing can be done with honey, yet many people don’t even realize its capabilities.  Historically it’s been used for […]

Apples and Honey for Rosh Hashanah

In just a week and half, the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah will begin on September 16th (at sundown) and continue through the 18th.  Generally, it is celebrated in the early fall and is one of the first high holy days or Yamim Nora’im (“Days of Awe”).  One of the bigger traditions of the Jewish […]

Custom Gift Baskets

If you are struggling to find ideas of what to give as a gift or corporate thank you, a custom gift basket is a wonderful idea.  We specialize in creating custom gift baskets for individual and corporate gift-giving year-round.  Gift baskets are great because they contain a variety of items.  The recipient can sample a […]