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Mark your calendar: On May 2, The Guild will sponsor a booth at the Philadelphia Science Festival. This nine-day, community-wide celebration of science features lectures, debates, hands-on activities, special exhibitions and more. Starting at 10am, look for our booth at … Continue reading
Looking for a little exercise and a lot of fun? Check out the April 18 CitySolve Urban Race event at bit.ly/sharethebuzz2015. The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild will be hosting a pollinator challenge during the stop at the Whole Foods Market Callowhill! … Continue reading
Thurs, April 16th 7:30 PM April Guild Meeting w/ Open Hive at 7pm (weather permitting) @ St. James School Lots on the agenda this month! First up, President Don Shump will discuss how to monitor hives during a nectar flow. Topics will include … Continue reading
Peter Lindtner will hold a free lecture, Garden Plants for Honey Bees, April 30, 7:00 pm at Mandell Hall, rm 114, at the Delaware Valley University (formerly College).
Author of the book, Garden Plants for Honey Bees, Lindtner will share the results of more than 35 years of research combing his three passions, horticulture, apiculture and photography. Taken in the Southeastern and Delaware regions of Pennsylvania, his superb floral photographs are backed with botanical and common plant names as well scanned electron micrographs of pollen grains. A long-time beekeeper, Lindtner studied at the University of Delaware and Purdue University, where he gained Masters degrees in both Plant Science and Horticulture.
Books will be available for sale at $30 (cash only).
Come out to the Philly Farm Fest and say hello!
PBG will have a table at the 2015 Philly Farm and Food Fest, April 12, from 11am to 4pm. PBG President will also present one of The Fest talks.
Each year, Fair Food Philly and Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) team up to create an annual marketplace for farmers and local food producers. The Fest is also a fundraising event for Fair Food and PASA, with proceeds going to support a non-profit educational and technical assistance programs for food producers.
For more information or to get tickets, visit: http://phillyfarmfest.org.
We’re excited to share that Whole Foods Market Callowhill has selected the Philly Bee Guild (#phillybeeguild) as its “5% Day” partner on Tuesday, March 31! (This Tuesday!) The store is donating 5% of the sales to the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild. … Continue reading
Woodenware order is in! If you put in an order, pick up is at 5070 Parkside Ave Philadelphia Pa 19124. Contact Don Shump to arrange pickup time. 267.307.8405