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Sarasota Honey Co. presents The Local Buzz About Bees

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Join Alma Johnson (head beekeeper and local food/business champion) and her dynamic team to see what all the buzz is about!

  • Classes for kids and adults (see below for time/details)

  • Kids craft (anytime 11am-6pm)

  • “Just-Local Market” (anytime 11am-6pm)

  • Tour the new location (anytime 11am-6pm)

Get a jump on Halloween - dress as a Honey Bee and get a VIB (Very Important BEE) treat!

Cost: Pay what you can (on-site donation). Funds raised will be used to purchase adaptive technology to assist with special needs employment skills (see more below in "About Sarasota Honey Company"

Classes: Space limited, Pre-registration strongly encouraged (click Here to register on Eventbrite). Please arrive early (Latecomers may forfeit their spot since we can’t tell if somebody is late or a no-show – SORRY!). Each class is 45 minutes.

  • 12pm:“Queenie and Her Helpers” - Learn about the life of the honey bee. Recommended for ages 4+

  • 2pm: “Show Me the Honey” - Learn about the honey production business and the many ways that honey gets to the consumer. Recommended for ages 8+

  • 4pm: “A Bee’s Life” - Learn about types of bees (including bee reproductive biology), the changes in agriculture pertaining to honey bees, commercial pollination and how Sarasota Honey Co. is different. Appropriate for young adults and older

Kindly note: Children must be supervised by attending adult at all times.

Pre-Registration: Strongly encouraged for classes. Click Here to go to Eventbrite to pre-register.

About Sarasota Honey Company: We are a family owned and community-driven Apiary Company. Our honey comes from the heart of Sarasota and Manatee counties… from your neighbor’s backyard or local farms that practice organic principles. We create a premium and truly artisan honey product. Every location will produce its own distinct honey flavor that can change with every season. We are proud that many of our products are made by and benefit people with special needs and promote honey bee awareness through programs offered by Sarasota Honey Co. and community partners that share our mission. Funds raised will be used to purchase adaptive technology to assist with their employment skills. 

Eat Local Week! The Local Buzz About Bees is one of 20+ events during the 2018 Eat Local Week.