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National Honey Bee Days at Fairchild
National Honey Bee Days at Fairchild

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When: Saturday, August 16, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Join us to celebrate our most important pollinator: The Honeybee!

Weekend program

Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Edible Garden and Science Village Classroom

Saturday, August 16:

Lectures:
Edible Garden Lectures Tent
11:00 a.m.
Bob Brennan, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden arborist: “Why I help honey bees... and what you can do to help them.”

Edible Garden Lectures Tent
1:00 p.m.
John Alan David, Keez Beez: “ Voice of the Hive”

Edible Garden Lectures Tent
3:00 p.m.
Frank Macaluso, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden volunteer and edible garden specialist: “Pollinators in your SFL Edible Garden.”

Tours:
11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Walking tours of the Edible Garden with Frank Macaluso, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden volunteer and edible garden specialist

ALL DAY - 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.:
At the Edible Garden Discovery cart: Information on honeybees and other pollinators, and their importance in food crops production.

Visit the BEE MARKET PLACE at the Edible Garden and get raw honey and bee byproducts from different vendors. Discover unique honey flavors such as red mangrove and sea grape, and learn all about the world of beekeeping from the people working with honeybees.

Fairchild Farm: Fruit Market open with fresh-made smoothies and avocado honey for sale.

Sunday, August 17:

Lectures:
1:00 p.m.
Science Village Classroom 
Georgia Tasker, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden writer: “Plight of the Honeybee.”

Edible Garden Lectures Tent
3:00 p.m.
John Alan David, Keez Beez: “ Voice of the Hive”

ALL DAY - 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

At the Edible Garden Discovery cart: Information on honeybees and other pollinators and their importance in food crops production.

Visit the BEE MARKET PLACE at the Edible Garden and get raw honey and bee byproducts from different vendors. Discover unique honey flavors such as red mangrove and sea grape, and learn all about the world of beekeeping from the people working with honeybees.

Fairchild Farm: Fruit Market open with fresh-made smoothies and avocado honey for sale

SUNDAY ONLY
12:00 p.m.
Glasshouse Café
Screening of Vanishing of the Bees

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