Did you know that September is National Honey Month? Honey is produced by honey bees, obviously, and is pretty complicated. Well, at least it is for me at 6:30 in the morning! So, if you'd like to learn how honey is made and all the details, click here. I love honey. My favorite thing to put it on is peanut butter sandwiches. I especially like it on a really grainy, whole wheat bread with crunchy peanut butter. I also love honey on cornbread. I buy a lot of huckleberry flavored honey too. That is good stuff! Bigfork is a big cherry producing area and I see cherry flavored honey in the stores, but I haven't tried that yet. Here are some fun facts about honey ...
Bees have to tap into 2 million flowers to make a pound of honey.
A worker bee visits 50 to 100 flowers per trip.
In a bee's lifetime, they only make about 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey.
A honey bee can fly 15mph.
Utah is known as the beehive state.
A honey bee has 4 wings.
Bees communicate with each other by dancing.
The National Honey Board has lots of interesting information about honey, including more fun facts, recipes, health information, and more. National Honey Month has been proclaimed by the US Secretary of Agriculture. Of course, when I think of honey, these things come to mind ...
Crunchy, Munchy, Honey Cakes by The Wiggles
Honey Pie by The Beatles
Honey Baked Ham
Honey Hush by Foghat
Honey Crisp Apples
Money Honey by Elvis Presley
What Do You Do For Money, Honey by AC/DC
Honey, I Shrunk The Kids
Sister Honey by Stevie Nicks
Honey Bunches of Oats
Wild Mountain Honey by Steve Miller
Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers
Wild Honey by The Beach Boys
Violet Crumble Honeycomb Candy Bars
What comes to your mind when you think of honey?