National Pollinator Week : June 20-26 2016!

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Mother’s Day, May 8: 2:00-3:30pm
Staghorn Cafe, Greenfield: Free
Nurturing Nature: Learn about bee moms and the amazing ways they manage their young.  BYOM (Bring Your Own Mom).   RSVP

Thursday, May 12: 4:00-6:00pm
Community Gardens of Millvale
Bee Happy Hour: Grab a beer at Grist House Brewery and join the Millvale Native Bee Survey to tally native bee species in the garden!   

Saturday, May 14: Time TBD
Tree Pittsburgh Heritage Tree Sale
Tree Honey Tasting: Taste the variety of honeys produced from our Penn’s Woods, which include Tulip Poplar, Locust and Basswood.  

Saturday, May 21
Pittsburgh Botanical Gardens  
Annual Plant Sale: Visit the PBG, one amazingly innovative land reclamation endeavor and stop by the plant sale for a honey tasting!

Sunday, May 22
The Beauty Shoppe – Propelle Network
Spring Jam Session: If you’re a woman business owner, here’s a great networking opportunity!  Brainpower is better with honey tea!

Sunday, June 5, 9:00-5:00pm
The Phipps Conservatory  
BioBlitz: hands-on activities, species surveys, tours of Schenley Park and Panther Hollow, musical entertainment, ‘Meet a Scientist’ programming, crafting and native bee I.D.

Saturday, June 18
Rachel Carson Trail
35 mile Trail Challenge: We’ll be donating honey products to hikers for this insanely awesome one-day 35 mile hiking challenge over hilly terrain.  Even if you missed registration, you can still joing the training hikes.

June 20-26 : National Pollinator Week
Misc. Local Farmer’s Markets
TBA: Apoidea will be doing pollinator advocacy at a number of local farmer’s markets. Stop by for a tasting and make some seed bombs!

June 26
Zen Center of Pittsburgh
Hive Meditation Workshop: This half-day workshop on the flowering grounds of the Zen Center of Pittsburgh (Sewickeley, PA) will explore all the ways to meditate on the life of the hive and how it connects to the broader natural world.  The goal is to understand a deeper form of bee-ing though quiet mediation, sensory experiences, and yoga with Zander from The Yoga Hive.

Summer 2016 Apoidea Apiary Tours

Dates to be announced :  Apoidea apiary’s home turns 100 in 2016 so we’ll be having some tours and special infusions to celebrate!   The culinary traditions of our family home over the generations will be the theme for some exclusive small batch infusions which include lebkuchen, caraway glaze and Hefeweizen hops!  Dates to be posted soon!

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