Category Archive for "Honey Fest"

Why local honey?

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When people stop into the Creekside Shop, we are often asked, “What’s the big deal about local honey? How is it different than what I can buy at the grocery store?” Aside from the importance of supporting small, local producers…

Beekeepers Wind Down Their Season

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Jean shares her observations as honey season winds down The goldenrod is one of the first fall flowers to begin blooming, and it marks the end of the honey season for beekeepers. We’ve been busy behind-the-scenes in preparation for Honeyfest….

September means honey!

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It’s that time of year again! Are you ready for Honey Fest? The Nature Center bees have been very happy – and busy, of course – this year, and they’re ready for you to come out and enjoy their hard…

11th Annual Honey Fest!

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Honey is one very sweet reason to love bees. Can you think of others? Come out to Indian Creek Nature Center on Sunday, September 20 from 1 to 4 PM for our annual Honey Fest! There will be games, crafts,…

Honey Fest post… sort of.

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Well, Honey Fest went off without a hitch! We had about 500 people turn out, and a great time was had by all! Soon (I hope), I will be able to snag someone who took pictures (of kids making candles,…

Honey Fest Eve

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We’re fast approaching our biggest event for Autumn: Honey Fest! Come out and support the Nature Center, but more importantly, the bees! The festival is this Sunday, September 21 from 1 to 4 PM. This year’s Honey Fest will include:…

Sweet September

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(This photo is courtesy of the National Honey Board. Their website has awesome information and activities for teachers, parents, and students. Check out the excitement by clicking here!)

The Importance of Pollination

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Something new!: During Indian Creek Nature Center’s Honey Fest, Entomologist Steve Hanlin will be giving a presentation on the Importance of Pollination. Honey Fest will beon Sunday, September 21 from 1-4. The fee to this presentation will be included in the…

Honey Bundt Cake

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Here’s the honey recipe I promised a few weeks back. I tried this recipe at home and it turned out delicious! (A few tips, when this recipe says “strong brewed tea”, it means it! Don’t chicken out, the tea makes…

September is here.

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That’s right! Though it is still technically summer, autumn has arrived at the Nature Center in a big way. School is back in session, which means school groups have begun visiting us daily to learn about bees, wetlands, and why…