Dad’s honey

Dad's honey

My dad is trendy. Wow, I never thought I'd say that, but it's true. My dad's hobbies of growing his own food (fruits and vegetables) and bee keeping are "in" and I'm benefiting.  At Christmas, Dad gave my family six 1 pound jars of honey from his bees. Yum!  My youngest daughter and myself love real honey on our toast. The bee keeping trend began a few years ago and has blossomed into a country-wide hobby.  http://oneblockdiet.sunset.com/2009/07/fashionable-bees.html. Perhaps this trend was driven by our distrust of honey imports. The United States has no legal standard for honey at a national level. It leaves our nation wide open to fraudulent honey imports (colored high fructose corn syrup) that are sold at a premium … [Read more...]