New Harvest - California Orange Blossom Honey

Bill's Bees Orange Blossom HoneyBill's Bees New Harvest of California's finest Orange Blossom Honey is available now! Simply the sweetest, most heavenly honey you can buy. Tastes like your in the middle of an orange grove in springtime.  

Orange Blossom honey is considered one of the best honey's in the world.  In the spring we take our honey bees to the citrus groves of sunny Southern California where all you can see for miles is oranges trees, all you can smell is the heavenly aroma of waxy white orange blossoms, and all you can hear is the buzz of happy bees.

We bring our bees home six week later with hives bursting with sweet 100% pure raw, Orange Blossom honey. Our honey is unprocessed, unfiltered - Just the Way the Bees Made It! We extract, bottle, and distribute our honey direct from Bill's Bees Bee Yard. 

Bill's Bees Orange Blossom honey is lovely in tea.  You can drizzle it over berries and melon, pour it over pancakes, it's great for baking, and can be used in just about any recipe. 

Buy in our online Shop or at our local LA County Farmers Markets.   

Enjoy!
Bill & Clyde
Bill's Bees

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California Orange Blossom Honey

Honey Bee on Orange BlossomIt was a glorious day in April and we were in the middle of a sunny orange grove in the heart of California’s citrus belt tending our bees. Life could not be sweeter for a beekeeper. The heady scent of orange blossoms made us weak in the knees as we moved from hive to hive, peeking inside, making sure our honey bees were healthy, happy, and bringing in nectar. The beauty of bees in an orange grove is they can fly for miles and miles and just bring back nectar from the waxy white blossoms. This way we know our honey is 100% pure California orange blossom honey. 

The season is short, only four weeks, then orange pollination is over until next year. One evening around dusk, after all the foragers returned to the hive, we loaded up our truck to bring our honey bees home. We’ve been coming up to Lindsay, California for years so our bees could be part of orange pollination and so we could reap the bounty of pure California orange blossom honey. It was a beautiful bittersweet evening, always is when you say goodbye until next year, and we got to reflecting on how the citrus industry all got started. We thought you might like to know a little bit of the story. “The History of Citrus in California” by Ching Lee originally appeared in the California Farm Bureau Federation's California Country magazine. We hope you enjoy the read!

Oh, by the way, the New Harvest of Bill’s Bees Orange Blossom Honey straight from the citrus belt of California will be ready for you at the Farmers Markets and here on our website on April 30, 2015. We hope you enjoy this year’s bounty!

Thank you,
Bill & Clyde
Bill’s Bees

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