The America Heritage Collection

The American Heritage Collection features historical blends of honey that recreate the sweetness that sustained Americans as they explored and settled the United States. The honey in this collection celebrates the spirit and traditions of formative eras in America's story. Enjoy a taste of history from the mid-eighteenth century to the late nineteenth century with American Heritage honeys from Bee America.

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Pioneer Honey

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Tasting Notes

Bee America's Pioneer Honey is an artisanal blend carefully crafted to recall the robust honey infused with warm molasses and the rich essence of roasted tree nuts that sustained American pioneers.

Product Description

Enjoy the robust essence of American pioneer honey. Seeking individual freedom and the promise of boundless expansion, American pioneers headed west toward the Ohio River Valley. Their experiences and interactions along the way helped to shape American culture, values and ideologies. Honey, collected in the wild from honey trees and from carefully tended straw hives or skeps enriched the pioneer diet and sweetened their hardships. The full-bodied taste of natural honey became a comfort food of sorts to the pioneers, and it still brings the same sense of connection to our generation. Pioneer Honey commemorates the perseverance and resourcefulness of the men and women who settled America's first frontier during the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth centuries.

Please visit our other American Heritage Collection Honeys: Prairie and Liberty.

"The land belongs to the future"

- Willa Cather, O Pioneers!

Did you know?

Honey bees pollinated the seeds and saplings that the settlers brought with them from Europe. By enabling the growth of white clover and other edible English grasses, honey bees helped ensure the survival of livestock during the westward expansion toward the Ohio River Valley.