Honey Harvest Hoedown & Pollinator Jamboree!

Join in the fun at the WISER Center!

Join the WISER Center and the Local Living Venture for the


    & Pollinator Jamboree!

in partnership with PACES Dining Services (Thatcher Hall)
      & SUNY Potsdam's Environmental Club

Thursday, November 2
4 to 8 pm
SUNY Potsdam (location & directions below)

All events free of charge!

Costume Contest!
         Dress as your favorite pollinator!  (or not! but, hey, it'll be fun!)
Win pollinator themed prizes!

4 pm   Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?  

Viewing of the acclaimed film that shares a profoundly different view of the global bee crisis, weaving an unusual and dramatic story of the heartfelt struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers from around the world.  Video clip
(2:43 minutes)

6 to 8 pm   Demo's, Exhibitions, Presentations, Music & Great Food!

Visit Demo Beehives!

      Learn to build homes and habitat for our local pollinators
      Information on what you need to start keeping bees in your own backyard and about disease and parasites
Honey Harvesting Demonstrations!
      Harvest honey from the comb, see a variety of products that are made from bees wax
      Network with local beekeepers and get their take on the joys and challenges of beekeeping!
      Local beekeepers are invited to bring honey (bulk, comb, or in the frame) for sale as part of a honey co-op!
Brief presentations by Bug Lovers!
      Including display examples of a wide variety of pollinators in our area
      Learn how you can help create space on your land that is dedicated to pollinators

Delicious Honey-based Food from PACES Thatcher Hall Dining Services!
Sample delicious recipes made from local honey by dedicated PACES Chefs Amy Conger and John Van Kennen.
Musical Guests!
      The Northern Southern Old Time Society band wil provide a great ambience of fun bluegrass tunes!

Join us at
Stowell Hall / WISER Greenhouse
SUNY Potsdam (#8 on campus map)
- directly across from the Barrington Student Union & college store
- orange & white LLV 'Workshop Site' signs will be posted to guide you

Parking is available in Lot 9 on the campus Parking Map.
Pollinator-costumed parking attendants will be on site to direct you!
Parking tickets should not be issued, but if they are, turn them to us to be invalidated (for Lot 9 only.)
Some Handicap Accessible spots are available directly between Stowell Hall and the Barrington Student Union in Lot 10 on the map above, for blue handicap placard holders only.

Text or call Chelle at 315 261 1926 if directions are needed that day.

This event is free of charge and open to the pubic.
Donation pails will be available to make free-will donations to benefit Local Living Venture Pollinator Protection programming.
WISER Center events are always free for SUNY students.

This event wouldn't be possible - or nearly as much fun - without the participation of
 PACES Dining Services * Thatcher DIning Hall 
 SUNY Potsdam's Environmental Club 

This public celebration is a collaboration between
SUNY Potsdam's WISER Center
and the Local Living Venture
as part of the
Pollinator Protection project 
Details can be found at this website.

This program is made possible, in part, by funding from a grant to the WISER Center from the Alcoa Foundation.

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   T h e   L o c a l   L i v i n g  V e n t u r e
Sharing Knowledge from the Past  ~  Building Skills for the Future

Coordinating near-weekly Resourceful Living Skills Workshops, community events and information exchanges - sharing traditional rural and simple living skills for a healthy and capable community.
We collaborate in presenting these life-long learning events with generous community members who have skills and knowledge to share.

The Local Living Venture is coordinated entirely by volunteers.
With a small staff, and your support, we make big things happen!

Serious Fun * Delightful Education
Full Events Schedule

Please 'Like' the LLV on Facebook (if you are so inclined)

 Local Living Venture
315. 347. 4223    *     PO Box 736  Canton, NY 13617

A 501(c)(3) non-profit, made possible with support from North Country Savings Bank
Website made possible by the Northern New York Community Foundation

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November 2nd, 2017 4:00 PM   through   8:00 PM
SUNY Potsdam, Stowell Hall #205 / WISER Greenhouse
#8 on campus map: https://www.potsdam.edu/about/visit/maps
44 Pierrepont Ave
Potsdam, NY 13676
United States
Mobile: 315-261-1926
Phone: 315-347-4223

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