Honey is harvested in July and August.

Nutrition Facts: 
1 tablespoon of honey has 60 calories, 0 g fat, 17 g carbohydrate, 0 g protein.

Bees prepare honey from nectar collected from the flowers and blossoms of trees. Color and flavor is determined by the blooms.

Store honey at room temperature, in an air-tight container for up to 2 years.


Honey can be used in cooking in place of sugar. For baking with honey, substitute honey for up to ½ the sugar in recipes. Reduce the liquid in the recipe by ¼ cup for each cup of honey used. Add ½ teaspoon baking soda for each cup of honey and reduce the oven temperature by 25º to prevent overbrowning. Honey has a higher sweetening power than sugar. It will take less to sweeten your recipe

Buying Kentucky Proud is easy. Look for the label at your grocery store, farmers' market, or roadside stand.