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Lavender Honey

We at Savannah Bee often get to taste honey varieties from all over the planet. It is something that I sometimes take for granted, but then I remember that not many people get the opportunity to try hundreds of flavors of honey on a weekly basis. When I started working here I figured that the…

Boys of the Hive: All About Drones

Male honeybees, called drones, make up a very small population of a beehive.  This is largely because in the life of a honeybee, traditional gender roles are reversed! At the peak of the season, the average bee hive will contain about 100-200 drones.  They are considered very high maintenance and require being fed and cared…

The Buzz: Bee Venom

When you think of bees, your mind quickly jumps to a time you once got stung. Whether it was a traumatic event on the playground or a painful encounter in your garden, most people remember bee stings with painful clarity. While bee stings tend to be thought of negatively, there are many uses for bee…

Savannah Bee Whipped Honey – Now Available in 4 Flavors!

Years ago we developed the process of spinning or whipping honey. The end product is a delightful, creamy, spreadable honey. Once this process was perfected, we released our Winter White Honey. Savannah Bee Winter White honey was a smash hit! Year after year our Winter White honey has been one of our best-selling products. In…

Three Common Stress Factors for Honeybee Populations

By now I’m sure you have heard of the phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). Starting around 2006, CCD was covered heavily across all media outlets. The disappearance of so many honeybees was very compelling, but perhaps even more compelling was the fact that the world’s leading scientists could offer no reason whatsoever for…

Orange Blossom and Almond Honey Cake

While the traditional recipe for Honey Cake is typically a dense, loaf-shaped cake made with spices and dark honey varietals, I decided to switch things up this holiday season. By adding citric Orange Blossom Honey from Savannah Bee Company and sliced almonds, I gave the Lekach a modern Savannah Bee twist. I also attempted to…

Five Things Everyone Should Know About Propolis

Savannah Bee is a honeybee company, a company that began with a single beehive. We use four important honeybee-produced ingredients to make Savannah Bee products – honey, royal jelly, beeswax and propolis. Although I love each and every one of these hive products, I find propolis particularly fascinating. Propolis is best described as a resin….

The Bee Cause Project – A Video Short

You probably know that here at Savannah Bee, we love honeybees. You also may know that we love educating our great customers about all things honeybee. If you ever make it out to the Savannah Bee store on Wilmington Island, we would love to take you on a Bee Garden tour. These tours are the…

Two Perfect Gifts Under $20

Sometimes you just need a small gift or an add-on gift that doesn’t break the bank. You might just need a teacher gift, a simple thank you gift or a stocking stuffer. Savannah Bee has a great selection of honey and body care gift ideas that are sure to be perfect for any giving occasion….

Savannah Bee: The Bee’s Knees – Video Short Take!

You may or may not know that The Savannah College for Art and Design (a.k.a. SCAD) is right here in beautiful Savannah, Georgia. In fact, the SCAD library is just a couple of blocks from the Savannah Bee Broughton Street Store. Each year students capitalize on Savannah’s rich and vibrant character as content and subject…

Sweet Potatoes with Herbed Ricotta and Wildflower Honey

Picture this: You’ve just been invited to a holiday shindig—a potluck dinner, no less. You rack your brains trying to come up with a dish that isn’t humdrum and drab. Everyone’s had green bean casserole, pickled beets, and stuffing; you want to show off your creative side vis-à-vis a deceptively easy to make recipe. Look…

Our Favorite Gifts Under $25

Well, it’s officially Holiday Season 2015! Are you wondering what to give this year? Or, maybe you have a couple of “impossible to shop for” individuals on your list this year. Each year at Savannah Bee we put together a bunch of really beautiful gifts and gift sets for our customers. Below you will find…