The Annual Tupelo Honey Festival

Tupelo honey is that of a delicacy among those who love honey. Unlike traditional honey, the production of tupelo honey is limited to 2-3 weeks in April and May and is becoming more and more rare. Harvested by Tupelo trees near the Gulf Coast, the labor process for beekeepers is stressful and exhausting. Besides the working conditions, beekeepers have to manage the bees and make sure there’s no cross-pollination, keeping the tupelo honey pure. Development in the area of the Gulf Coast is also … [Read more...]