National I Love Honey Day

Today – December 18 – is National “I Love Honey Day”. I’m not sure whose idea this one is, but it’s a good one. America should have a national honey day – it’s the world’s largest honey customer. Maybe it should be extended to a full month. Iceland, of course, has a National Honey Week, as you can see in this video.

I used to sport a T-shirt that invited people to “Eat Your Honey Everyday” but then I realized that folks who saw me wearing it didn’t always get the beekeeping connection. Anyway, please celebrate National I Love Honey Day by devouring some floral honey today. You probably won’t regret it.

About Ron Miksha

Ron Miksha is a bee ecologist working at the University of Calgary. He is also a geophysicist and does a bit of science writing and blogging. Ron has worked as a radio broadcaster, a beekeeper, and Earth scientist. (Ask him about seismic waves.) He's based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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2 Responses to National I Love Honey Day

  1. Emily Scott says:

    Your t-shirt dilemma made me smile. I happen to have a (mostly eaten) jar of Icelandic honey and it’s rather nice. Pale and creamy. So some honey is produced in Iceland!

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