Natural Raw Local Wildflower Honey, 

Pure and Unfiltered

Located in the town of Brighton just outside Rochester, New York is our apiary and gardens. At Brighton Honey, we are passionate about honey and pride ourselves at producing locally sourced wildflower honey without chemicals, antibiotics or pesticides. It’s natural, raw honey sourced from my hives. If you are looking for honey please contact us or you can purchase honey online. If you want to stop by to purchase honey and you can see the bees hard at work. Brighton Honey is 100% pure raw honey, unfiltered, all-natural, and is never heat treated. If you hold the honey up to the sunlight you can see specks of pollen grains and tiny pieces of white beeswax, something that missing in processed or imported honey typically from the supermarket, that’s raw honey

Some interesting honey facts

Honey is a natural plant product gathered by bees; raw local honey is: Naturally vegan; naturally kosher, and amazingly a near-zero carbon footprint source of concentrated energy!

  • What is honey?

    Honey is concentrated flower nectar that has been processed by bees. The bees ingest the nectar and enzymes break down complex sugars into simple sugars. The bees then place the honey in wax cells and fan it with their wings to remove the excess moisture. Honey is 80% natural sugar, mostly fructose, and glucose. Honey is much sweeter than table sugar.

  • What is local honey?

    Local honey can be considered local to the region where the nectar is gathered and its source. The region is based on geography along with the tree cover and wildflower mix. Most of the nectar in the spring is from trees while the fall honey is from fall wildflowers.

  • Will honey help my cough?

    Yes! Honey is a long-trusted remedy for temporary relief from coughing. Honey has also been shown to be more effective in treating children’s coughs than over the counter cough medicines.

  • How many calories in honey?

    Each tablespoon of honey contains about 60 calories. Honey has a healthy glycemic index (GI) because its simple sugars are gradually absorbed into the bloodstream. It may be better than some other sweeteners for those who need to watch their sugar intake.

  • What is raw honey?

    Raw honey is honey that is taken directly from the hive without heat stabilization or additives. Raw honey will naturally crystallize over time.

Humans have been consuming honey for thousands of years and in the geological infancy of hominids, honey would have been the only significant source of concentrated energy available. Honey was highly sought after and was considered an extremely extravagant gift in early civilizations. Honey has been used for medical purposes, trade, fermented as a beverage and of course to sweeten tea. Honey is a gathered as a crop by unique farmers call Beekeepers and the farm is called an Apiary. Beekeeping is the process of providing essential shelter and security for bees saving them work and energy. This protection and tending allow for the robbing of honey for human consumption.

Be nice to bees!

Unlike other bee-like insects, honeybees are vegetarians and don’t like to be around humans. The only reason honeybees may be interested in you is they smell something sweet perhaps perfume or conditioner. Never swat at bees. If you ever see a clump of bees please make a beekeeper happy and give them a call and let them rescue the bees.

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cybero8

Excellent service great product honey was amazing I highly recommend it to

Harry Berg

The best honey in town!! Must have!!

Brian Weerbrouck

This Honey is Awesome , I have bought Honey From Brighton on multiple occasions and will continue, Wife and Daughter love it to, I highly recommend you give it a try you won’t be disappointed!!

Maira Ramiro Perry

Great honey!! Flavor is amazing.. LOVE IT! Definitely will come back for more!!!

Julie Meteyer Vilinsky

Ward absolutely saved the day today. Thank you so much for coming over on a sunday to rescue a giant swarm of honey bees from my backyard. It was amazing to watch the bees but I am so glad they are now at home with Ward! Thanks again!

Lindsay Minar

I’ve bought delicious honey from Brighton Honey a few times but today we needed help with something else..... BEES!