Rain or Shine
4:30 PM: Brian Just
3:30 PM Chris Koza
1:30 PM: Minnesota Pollinator Hero Awards
12:30 PM Everett Smithson Band
….plus special guests tba
Bees, butterflies, pollinator characters, craft beer, food by Kierans Kitchen NE, art and science interactives, games and more. Minnesota’s best pollinator advocates, landscape habitat and garden experts to answer your toughest questions. Minnesota Pollinator Hero awards and more. A festival full of buzmentation of ideas, temptations and entertainment. Food for thought.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT – Ask any plant, gardening, habitat, farming, pollinator or bee science question under the summer sky, we got you covered:
Kieran’s Kitchen crafty deliciousness
Finnegan’s Craft Beer and special Honey Blend
Sociable Cider Werks, honey mead
Pollinator Friendly Alliance, your host and Minnesota’s Pollinator Heros
Pollinate Minnesota, live bees
Spin the wheel for wickedly cool prizes
The Folding Bee, make a folded bee on a stick
Get your limited edition POLLI*NATION Pilsner
U of M Bee Lab knows bee science
Minnesota Native Landscapes, famous plant truck
Yohman Press, print your own
Conservation Minnesota, grab a selfie with a bee
Bone Lake Meadows Honey
Skinny Jake Honey
Xerces Society, pollinator conservation
Sunhive, basket beekeeping
Zany Janey, henna tatoos
Organic Consumers Association – what’s on your food
Land Stewardship Project – Farmers unite
Community Pollinator Hero Awards
Stilted costumed bee queens and villians
MOSES Midwest Organic Sustainable Education Service
Bee to Bloom, wild bee houses
Organic Bob’s, all about bee lawns
It’s free – donations accepted.
Check in for your POLLI*NATION PASSPORT.
Rain or shine.
Ride your bike for extra goodness.
POLLINATOR FRIENDLY ALLIANCE is grateful to our partner sponsors Finnegans, Sociable Cider Werks, Minnesota Native Landscapes, Organic Bob’s, Bank Cherokee, Craig & Karen Hansen, Silver Dome Ballroom, B&B Image Group, Red Table Meats, Metro Regional Arts Council, Bakers Field Flour & Bread, Alemar Cheese Company, Bare Honey, Ciranda, our friend Dennis, Renee’s Limousines, and Minneapolis Tap.
Pollinator Friendly Alliance is a 501c3 pollinator conservation non-profit based in Minnesota.