This honey varietal derived primarily from coriander (Coriandrum sativum) nectar was harvested in late June at our Shedd apiary near Tangent, Oregon. The coriander honey has a floral flavor reminiscent of the smell of Queen Anne’s lace flowers and a lingering buttery finish. It has been very popular at tasting events this year. It is available in 8-ounce (BPA-free) plastic squeeze bottles. The harvest date, apiary location, and primary nectar source(s) are written on the label.
Note: Coriander honey is delicious, but something about the chemistry of this year's coriander honey makes it fairly quick to crystallize. If you order coriander honey, it may arrive partially or fully crystallized. You can eat it as is, or warm it up to liquify it again.
Farmer Cody Younger, a classmate of Henry’s at OSU, rotates vegetable seed, oilseed, and cover crops through his grass seed fields. This was Cody’s second year growing coriander as a rotation crop, and it performed well on the site.
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is the seed of the cilantro plant, a widely used culinary herb. The flowers provide easily accessed nectar and pollen resources for honeybees and other native bees. Flowering cilantro in a home garden makes for a good opportunity to observe a diverse array of pollinators.
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.
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about this or any of our other products, email@example.com.
Shipping: Honey will be mailed USPS Priority within 3 business of purchase and should arrive 2-3 days later.
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