CATCH THE BUZZ – A One of a kind Event for Beekeepers who what to get ahead in their business. Nothing like it, anywhere, ever.

A Case For Local Honey

Held in Medina OH, Bee Culture Conference Center, 640 W Liberty St, 44256

Friday Night, October 21

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  – Appetizers and Get acquainted, Bee Culture Conference Room, 640 W. Liberty St., Medina

 

Saturday, October 22, same location

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Check-in, coffee, pastries

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Joann Dunlevy, Ohio Dept. Of Agriculture, Food Safety

The New Food Safety Laws and Beekeeping

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. – Break

10:30 – 11:45 a.m. – Roger Starks, Howlett McDowell Insurance, South Dakota

Insurance For Food Handlers, Risk Management

11:45 – 12:30 Lunch (provided for everybody)

12:30 – 1:45 – Margaret Lombard, CEO National Honey Board, Colorado

What Can The Honey Board Do For You?

1:45 – 3:00 p.m. – Steve and Ellie Conlon, ThistleDew Farm, West Virginia

Multiple Products, Multiple Jobs

3:00 – 3:30p.m. – Break

3:30 – 4:45 p.m. –Dan Conlon, Warm Colors Apiaries, Massachusetts

Packing Honey and Breeding Bees

4:45 – 5:30ish p.m. – Chat with the Speakers

 

Sunday, October 23, same location

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Coffee, pastries

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Dave Shenefield, Clover Blossom Honey, Indiana

Indiana’s Biggest Honey Producer and Packer

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. – Break

10:30 – Noon – Bob Binnie, Blue Ridge Honey Company, Georgia

Producing, buying, and selling varietal honeys

Noon – 12:45 p.m. – Lunch

12:15 – 1:45 p.m. – Gene McCune, McCune Apiaries, Ohio

From A Hobby To A Business

1:45 – 2:15 p.m. – Break

2:15 – 3:15 – Collin Stone, International Honey, Canada

To A Commercial Operation at Light Speed

3:15  – 4:30 p.m. – Geoff Martinak, International Honey, Canada

Producing A Migratory Extraction Trailor

4:30 – ?? – Visit the truck

???? Chat with the Speakers

 

To register for this one-time event, go here

http://store.beeculture.com/a-case-for-honey-october-22nd-23rd-2016/

then click on ‘Add To Cart’ to register.

 

Pre-registration not required to attend, but please email Kim@Beeculture.com if you will be a walk in so we have enough chairs, tables…and food. Lunches included in this registration.

 

Hotels In The Area –

Fairfield Inn & Suites

3125 Eastpointe Dr., Medina, OH

330.722.1722

 

Holiday Inn Express

5185 Gateway Dr., Medina, OH

330.722.6006

 

Hampton Inn

3073 Eastpointe Dr. Medina

330.721.8955

 

Spitzer House B&B

504 W. Libert St., Medina

330.952.2129

 

Super 8 Motel

5161 Montville Dr., Medina

330.723.8118

 

Quality Inn

1435 S. Carpenter, Brunswick, OH

330.225.1112