This honey varietal derived primarily from pumpkin (Curcubita maxima) nectar was harvested in late August at our Smith Island apiary near Corvallis, OR. It has a toasty candy corn flavor with a tart tamarind finish. This honey is available in 5-pound (BPA-free) plastic jugs. The harvest date, apiary location, and primary nectar source(s) are written on the label.
The pumpkin field was planted with an heirloom, hubbard-type “Golden Delicious” pumpkin grown for its edible seeds. The vines bloom through August, and the resulting pumpkin honey was the latest-season varietal we produced in 2016.
We never heat our honey over natural hive temperatures (under 100°), and we only filter it minimally, so it may include pollen, small wax particles, and the occasional bee bit. All natural honey will solidify eventually. To liquify, place the jar in a bowl of warm (not boiling) water. Our honeys are never flavored or infused with added ingredients. The varietal names indicate the primary nectar source plants the bees were foraging on at the time of surplus honey production.
If you intend to buy this honey as a gift, please include a note for the recipient at checkout.
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Shipping: Honey will be mailed USPS Priority within 3 business of purchase and should arrive 2-3 days later.
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