2018 Friday Sep. 7

Friday, September 7, 2018 5:00pm-9:00pm
Glen Foerd on the Delaware  5001 Grant Ave. & Milnor St., Philadelphia 19114

5:00 pm-9:00 pm Ongoing 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.  Here’s the Market Place Line up.

Some of the activities are weather-permitting.  In case of rain, the schedule may change.

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!  The ever-popular event features Don Shump, Philadelphia Bee Company, who will create a beard of bees on his face!

7:15 pm – Mr. Kirk Wattles – “The Plague of the Spotted Lantern Fly“; Learn about the kirkhavoc and devastation this invasive insect can bring to your landscape.

7:30 pm – Dr. Poune Saberi – “The Difference Between Night & Day“; Increased nighttime illumination has disruptive consequences for all forms of life: plants and animals: pounepollinators and humans alike.  Studies have shown that light pollution unravels the intertwined tapestry of day and night pollinators, that it speeds up the circadian rhythm of birds and other city dwellers, like us!  Dr. Saberi, M.D. from Physicians for Social Responsibility, explains in simple terms, the 2017 Nobel Prize-winning research into the Circadian Clock Gene.

8:30 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 ericafreeman@glenfoerd.org

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