Saturday, September 8 – Wyck
The Philadelphia Honey Festival at Wyck is our sweet finish to the summer season and offers a variety of activities that celebrate and educate about our important friend, the honey bee! This always-popular event includes honey tastings, extractions, presentations, bee-bearding, mead making and tasting, and much more! Now in its 9th year, the Philadelphia Honey Festival spans three days, beginning on Friday evening, September 7, at the Glen Foerd on the Delaware, then Saturday at Wyck, and finally Sunday at Bartram’s Garden! #phillyhoneyfest2018
11:15 am Healthy City – Urban Habitat – Helena vanVliet (American Institute of Architects, BioPhilly founding member, Biophilic Cities steering committee). Abundant wild nature in the city is good for us! Let’s explore the deep connection between human health and urban biodiversity. Let’s talk about building symbiotic relationships in and for the resilient biophilic city of the future.
12:30 pm Open Hive Talk – What’s Going On In There? Join us at the bee hives by the greenhouses to watch and learn from the beekeeper
The Philadelphia Honey Festival will be buzzing, The Intelligencer, August 30, 2017
What’s Buzzing at the 2017 Philadelphia Honey Festival?, The Metro, August 31, 2017
The Philadelphia Honey Festival will be buzzing, Burlington County Times, August 31, 2017
For a full schedule of activities at Wyck and the partner sites, please visit PhillyHoneyFest.com. Please note, programming and vendors are still being scheduled and will be included as they are confirmed.
10 am- 4 pm Ongoing Activities:
- Tour Wyck House – Learn about the Quaker family who called Wyck home for nine generations. Admission is FREE!
- G-Town Radio broadcasting live from Wyck! (12-4pm)
- Vendor Market Place: Visit with local vendors and organizations selling honey based products, natural products and providing demonstrations including information about home beer brewing and mead making. Confirmed 2018 vendors include: John and Kira’s Chocolates, Tasty Eats Food Truck, Only in the Forest Jewelry, Truly Pure and Natural, Instar Apiaries, Fifth of a Farm Creations, and Inspire (Renewable Energy). Please check back for updates, as we keep adding to the vendor list.
Schedule of events to be posted in July. To last year’s schedule, visit our 2017 webpage.