Celebrate National Blueberry Month

Celebrate National Blueberry Month

At the start of every July, foodies from all over the country come together to celebrate National Blueberry Month! Summertime is all about delicious fresh-picked blueberries -- juicy, sweet, and bursting with flavor. Perfect for adding to muffins, pies or just eaten on their own as a snacks. Not only are these nutrient-rich berries packed full of antioxidants but they can also be used in a variety of dishes – there's something for everyone whether you’re looking for healthy meals or indulgent treats! So join us this July in celebrating National Blueberry Month – and get your hands on some local makes sure that these sweet little berries don't go unnoticed.

Experience the delightful taste of our Blueberry Blossom Honey, crafted on the beautiful Eastern Shore of New Jersey.

As we celebrate National Blueberry Month, indulge in the sensory delight of this light to medium amber honey that perfectly captures the essence of our high bush blueberry crops. This sweet and buttery honey offers a subtle hint of berry, with no artificial additives or flavorings. Every delicious drop is a testament to the hard work of our honeybees, as they gather nectar from blueberry blossoms to create this unique and flavorful honey. Elevate your dishes with the irresistible flavor and dimension that our Blueberry Blossom Honey brings. Join our community in savoring this tasty gift from nature.

Blueberries are a crop that benefits from the bee's help with pollination.

Increased berry production is a result of the bees buzzing around the bushes. Bees gather the nectar from the blueberry bush that helps create this distinct honey. The fruit output increases up to 1000 pounds per acre when the mighty honeybee is on-hand to help. If you are interested in planting blueberry bushes, there are many resources to browse to learn more about optimum growing conditions.

blueberries in the field at chesterhaven beach farm

Celebrate National Blueberry Month with one of these simple, delicious ways to eat blueberries and honey.

Enjoy your morning cup of coffee with a bowl of Power Porridge topped with blueberries to start the day off right.

power porridge with fruit and honey on table with honey dipper in dish resting on blue napkin

July is National Blueberry Month, so we are turning the spotlight on our Blueberry Honey.

This Blueberry Smoothie will start your day with a healthy dose of antioxidants.

When making a cheese plate with blueberry honey, you should add a nice bowl of fresh berries to your display. Everything works together like a symphony. Feed the senses by creating an artful presentation.

Bee Inspired Blueberry Honey with blue cheese

We love everything blueberry, and these honey blueberry muffins are hardly an exception. Try your hand and making these muffins fresh and surprise your family.

Here's an idea serve these muffins with our black and blue jam. This jam is very low in sugar, and one of the things that I love about it is mid-January when I crack open a jar of this jam, filling my spirit with summer. I serve it on crusty toast and ice cream, among many other things!

Grill fresh peaches, add blue or gorgonzola cheese to the center, top with a little balsamic vinegar and blueberry honey, and serve with toasted walnuts for a luscious summer dessert.

An oh-so-delicious pre-dinner/appetizer favorite is to spread goat cheese crostini and add a drizzle of blueberry honey. To up the yum factor, nestle some fresh blueberries into the goat cheese.

goat cheese crostini

Do you have a favorite way to eat blueberries?

Top your fresh garden salad with grilled chicken, then whisk together olive oil, blueberry honey, fresh lemon, salt, and pepper for a tasty honey lemon vinaigrette. I have been adding fresh blueberries to my salads; try it; you'll love it!

This Turkey Burger is WOW with Blueberry Ketchup that will be kept in the fridge for the month.

If you prefer a bit more of a 'bite,' try this Blueberry BBQ Sauce.

It's so fun to make. I love it when the blueberries start to pop. You can serve it on your favorite fresh grilled fish or grilled chicken breast.

honey grilled chicken salad

These honey berry popsicles are easy to make with fresh berries and honey and are a delicious and refreshing afternoon treat.

This Blueberry Ice Cream made with honey is a hit at any party. It's dairy-free, but your guests don't have to know. Be sure to thaw out about 30 minutes in advance since no food-grade anti-freeze is included in this recipe.

July is the hottest and sweetest of months: National Blueberry Month! This year we challenge you to gather up your friends, family, or anyone in between who appreciates a good berry to join in on all that these tiny delights have to offer.

Celebrate with some blueberry-filled birthday cakes or an oh-so delightful Bumbleberry Pie.

bumbleberry pie

Or why not try something a bit more adventurous such as blueberry-infused cocktails? Whether it’s eaten straight off the bush, added to cakes or salads, or baked into scones, take this opportunity to enjoy and savor each deep purple bite. So satisfy your cravings for sweet natural goodness, step outside your comfort zone of culinary experimentation and open yourself up to the delicious possibilities that National Blueberry Month provides us with.

Blueberry Honey Lollipops are a perfect way to celebrate national blueberry month.

And don’t forget – once you're done cooking, baking and experimenting share your delicious masterpieces with us! If you decide to try making this recipe, share a snapshot with us using #beeinspired on Instagram so we can show appreciation for everyone’s creative culinary endeavors! Let's get celebrating and fill our bellies with some healthy sweetness!

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