Taste Honey and Mead from Oregon at the Sixth Annual Oregon Honey Festival! Watch how Honey bees work together to raise their families. Attendees learn the meaning of their sounds and dances and meet diverse Beekeepers including youth and elders from the Lakota Youth Beekeepers who will share their unique culture and understanding of Bees and present their Honey for purchase.
Understand how to source, order and keep your Bees with info from Beekeeper, Noah Clipp who presents at 10 AM. During the hours to follow you will hear from award winning Farmer and Beekeeper, Fonta Molyneaus on "Botany for Beekeepers", from Nomadic Beekeeper, Stephanie Taylor on her experiences in New Zealand and Canada and Sharie Bee about "How to Taste Honey". Learn how to catch a Swarm in Style from Portland Urban Beekeeper’s Association President, Mandy Shaw and watch the National Geographic short film that made her famous!
Adults will learn about how Mead is made, about various kinds of Hives (they aren't all alike!), as well as Therapies and Remedies derived from Hive Products and the Best Therapeutic Plants to keep Bees Healthy. Kids can make seed Bombs, see types of Bees in the Hive and get hands-on experience with putting together hive components.
Live Music with the Information Jazz Club, Carla Bauer and Stan and Cher, Honey Mead, Organic, tasty treats and a silent Auction featuring everything from Pollinator Art to a Balloon ride and Show Tckets round out this day of Cascade Girl Bee Weekend at the Sixth Annual Oregon Honey Festival! Buzz on in!
Stay for The Feminine Legacy Beekeeping Conference that follows on May 19 ( Tickets for the Conference also available on Eventbrite - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oregon-honey-mead-festival-2019-cascade-girl-bee-weekend-tickets-52604280820?aff=erelexpmlt#tickets
Tickets are available by donation. Our profits go to education, support of our Applied Environmental Sciences programs as well as conservation of Bees and other Pollinators. Kids eight and under can attend free with a parent.
Cascade Girl Organization is a nonprofit dedicated to providing education about pollinators, soil, flowers and sustainable, best practices in caring for them. We support small scale beekeeping, are Research Informed and Passion Driven. Produced in partnership with Klamath Basin Beekeepers Association and the Cascade Girl Organization.