1. Sunday? YES – Rain or Shine!

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    September 8, 2018 by matlocks

    EVENT TENTS WILL SHELTER YOU FROM THE INTERMITTENT RAINS ON SUNDAY. HOWEVER IT WILL BE A BIT CHILLY, SO BUNDLE …
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  2. Announcing Honey Festival 2018- Media Release

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    August 31, 2018 by KathyMay

    The 2018 Philadelphia Honey Festival Team has released the following Media Alert.  Complete information is here on the website.  A …
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  3. Lots to Buzz About on September 8

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    August 24, 2018 by jhoffdog

    bee candy

    The Philadelphia Honey Festival is a wonderful time to buy a unique gift for someone special or indulge in a …
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  4. We’re Kicking Things off at Glen Foerd!

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    August 23, 2018 by glenfoerd

      Photo courtesy of Floyd Kelley We’re excited to be kicking off this year’s festival at Glen Foerd on the …
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  5. Meet Mark, he likes bees!

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    August 16, 2018 by lkreslins

    Meet Mark Berman! He’s one of the bee masters at Bartram’s. Where are your bees and how did you get …
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  6. Bears Vs. Bees

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    August 14, 2018 by lkreslins

    by Sally Schwab Most of us are familiar with Winnie the Pooh’s playful antics in his search for his favorite …
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  7. Do Wasps Make Honey?

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    August 9, 2018 by glenfoerd

    Mexican Honey Wasp (Brachygastra mellifica)

    Ask anyone the difference between bees and wasps and they’re likely to say something like this: bees make honey, wasps don’t. 

    Setting aside the fact that the majority of bees (even within the honeybee’s family  Apidae) are solitary and do not produce honey, the assertion that wasps do not produce honey is incorrect.