The Colorado Honey Festival, September 22nd and 23rd

WHEAT RIDGE, Colorado – September 12, 2018 – The Colorado Honey Festival will take place Saturday, September 22nd, 9am-3pm and Sunday, September 23rd, 10am-3pm, at Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market, 7043 W. 38th Ave in Wheat Ridge. The Colorado Honey Festival celebrates bees, beekeeping, pollinators of all kinds, and of course, honey!

Admission is free. Festival attendees can sample local honey from different Colorado beekeepers, listen to live music, visit educational booths, and attend presentations on the Health Benefits of Honey, Beekeeping Basics, Bee-Safe Neighborhoods and more. Hot food will be available for purchase at the event. Four Seasons is pet-friendly and has restrooms on-site. Look for easy parking for the festival just east of the market, off of Reed Street.

Festival vendors and presenters include: The Colorado Beekeepers Association, Denver Bee, AintMisBEEhaiving, The Honey People, iIndulge, Jack’s Stands & Marketplace, Little Brazil, Melissa Lemmons Jams and White Cat Silver, in addition to all the regular Four Seasons Market vendors.

Schedule of presentations:

Saturday, September 22nd

10am The Health Benefits of Honey ~ Ray Story, Colorado Beekeepers Association

11:30am Bee Safe Neighborhoods ~ Sustainable Eiber (Lakewood Sustainable Neighborhoods)

12:45pm Beekeeping 101 ~ Jeff Curry, The Honey People

1:30pm Who’s who in your garden? Native bees, wasps, bumblebees and more! ~ Colorado Beekeepers Association

Sunday, September 23rd

10:30am Workshop TBA

1:30pm Beekeeping Basics: how do I get started as a beekeeper? How do I keep my bees alive once I have them? ~ Colorado Beekeepers Association

Throughout the festival, stop by the educational booths for fun activities for all ages!

For more information, visit www.fourseasonsfam.com or facebook.com/fourseasonsfam

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