2017 Thursday Sept. 7

Thursday, September 7, 2016 5:00pm-9:00pm
Glen Foerd on the Delaware  5001 Grant Ave. & Milnor St., Philadelphia 19114

HONEY HAPPY HOUR 5-9 pm; suggested donation $5 for ages 21 & older

5:00pm-9:00pm Ongoing Activities 

  • Children’s crafts and activities
  • Lawn Games
  • Vendor Market Place: Visit with local vendors and organizations selling honey based products, natural products and providing demonstrations including information about home beer brewing and mead making.  See our complete List! 
  • Famous Philly Food Trucks on site: Franklin Fountain and  Farm Truck Philly 

5:30 pm – Open Hive Talk – Join us for an Open Hive talk with members of the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild.  See what happens inside the hive!

6:30 pm BEE BEARD! Don Shump, owner of the Philadelphia Beekeeping Company will literally create a beard of bees on his face!

7:30 pm – Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild Monthly Meeting and Speaker – All Honey Festival attendees are welcome!  Our speaker will be John Cambridge Ph.D. MPH (Entomology) and Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion CEO.  John’s keynote topic is:
Honeybees As Part of the Larger Pollinator Complex
Just because a bee visits a flower does not mean that it is a good pollinator of flowers. By some estimates, ~70% of pollination services for native plants in our area are provided by native solitary bees and not the honey bee. Pollination is an extremely important ecosystem services that insects provide. Let’s take a look at the whole picture.

8:00 pm – Honey Extraction – so you have a hive full of honey…now what?! See how honey goes from hive to table!

Venue Coordinator, Erica Freeman: (215) 632-5330 info@glenfoerd.org

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