National Honey Month has arrived! That means we’ll be spending this entire month celebrating our favorite, sweet, delicious natural honey – homegrown and made right here in California
Did you know that there are over 300 varieties of honey found in the United States alone?
Here at Marshall’s, we’ve taken a handcrafted approach to traditional honey production. Spencer Marshall, our Beekeeper, harvests small quantities of gourmet honey in the unique microclimates of the San Francisco Bay Area to ensure that our honey is truly exceptional. The diverse and constantly changing seasonal blooms of the Bay Area, which includes eucalyptus, star thistle, wildflower, blackberry and more, produce floral nectars and pollens that differ greatly in taste, texture and color depending on the time of year and mix of blooms. That means that each bloom and honey harvest results in a totally unique honey.
Honey is a natural sweetener, and can even help ease allergy symptoms. If you suffer from local allergies, adding a bit of honey to your diet can help your body get used to allergens in your area.
Honey is also a delicious addition to just about any snack item. We love to add it to our yogurt and granola at breakfast. Put a little spoonful in your tea (especially if you’re not feeling well!), or on top of some peanut butter and toast with lunch. Instead of using processed sugar and other sweeteners, swap it out for honey – a delicious, all natural, sticky sweet and local ingredient. It’s better for the environment, and better for you!
Admittedly, we may be a little biased. But take it from the experts at Real Food For Life! Honey contains antioxidants that can help reduce the risk of some cancers. It’s naturally antibacterial and anti-fungal. it can help regulate blood sugar, and even act as a probiotic. The list goes on!
Oh, and of course…it tastes bee-licious.
Happy Honey Month, from all of us at Marshall’s Farm Natural Honey. To check out where you can find our honey in stores, click here.