NATIONAL HONEY BEE DAY ~ Massachusetts
The National Honey Bee Day Theme 2013 is:
"Beekeeping - Ask Me How to Get Started"
Follow The Honey, Inc.
1132 Massachusetts Avenue
Harvard Square ~ between Club Oberon & Karma Yoga
"SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE STARTS WITH HONEYBEES!"
Join us on the Nectar Deck for a day of fun, free & informal talks by the following fabulous honey bee mavens!
Noon: Kevin Block-Schwenk, professor of mathematics and economics at Berklee College of Music ~ "BEE WAGES"
1pm Benadette Manning, Classroom Hives, Inc. "Why Do Bees Build Hexagonal Prisms"
2pm Rick Reault, New England Beekeeping Supplies & Carlisle honey ~ BEEKEEPING 101
3pm Dr. Noah Wilson-Rich, Best Bees, Inc. "What's Killing our Honey Bees?"
4pm Jeff Murray, Classroom Hives, Inc. "Observation Hive Management at Home"
5pm Sadie Richards, NOFA/Mass.org, Spreading Passion of Bees to Kids from Leland Gardens of Boston & Beyond
6 pm Toni Bee, Cambridge Populist Poet "Emeritas" performing Original Mellifluous Odes to the Bees
Through the afternoon Melissa Brodeur of Bee Well Massage will be on site with mini-chair massages. Proceeds to bee research!
7pm ~ we're planning a pot luck with our honey bee crew to celebrate our 2nd year anniversary. Please bring something to share and mingle with the BEE'ple! ♥