Honey Harvest Festival

1st Annual Missoula Honey Harvest Festival

University of Montana Campus Oval,

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 11 am- 5 pm


Help Celebrate The Honey Bee!! Support Your Local Beekeepers!!


Family Fun + Honey and Bee Related Products + Demonstrations and Hands-On Activities + UM Dining Services Food Truck

Learn About Bees and Beekeeping, Build Beehives, See Bees in a Glass Hive, Taste Honey and Honey-Based Products, Buy Bee and Honey-related Products, Participate in the Jill Valley/KPAX Honey Auction for Charity, Meet Your Local Beekeepers and Bee Equipment Providers.

Vendors and Non-Profits:*  Reserve Spaces ( See contact info listed below) in the Honey, Bee Product, an Community Out Reach and Education Sections on the Campus Oval

  •  10′ ft   $10                             *Free for Paid Vendors at Western Apicultural Society
  •  12′ ft   $25                                        37th Annual Meeting, UC Center, Sept 17-19
  •  25′ ft   $40

Vendors Park in Lot between Mansfield Library and University Center, set up before 11:00 AM.  Trucks and Vehicles are Not Permitted on the Oval Circle without Campus Security Approval

Vendors are Required to Comply with Missoula County Health Department Rules and Licensing (http://www.co.missoula.mt.us/Licest/PlanReview/TFS/TFS.htm).  Products listed as Organic must follow USDA requirements ( http://www.ams.usda/gov/ANSv1.0/nop)

Note: Musicians and Artists Wanted

We’re looking for Music, Dancers, and Arts and Crafts that will make this a true celebration of the honey bee.  We are recruiting Vendors and Demonstrations of Bee-related Arts and Crafts – candles, wax objects, bee theme jewelry, fancy beehives, and other bee related items (general arts and crafts products are not allowed).

Sponsored by:  The University of Montana’s School of Extended and Lifelong Learning, Division of Biological Sciences, and Davidson Honors College, Western Bee of Polson, Montana Beekeepers, KPAX Honey Charity Auction, Bee Alert Technology, INC.

Beekeeper, Students, and Those Interested in Bees and Beekeeping:  the 37th Annual Western Apicultural Society Conference and the 2nd International Conference on Hive and Bee Monitoring has three full days of speakers and vendors who will be in the UC Theater and Ballroom from Sept 17-19, with Saturday morning Short courses. Student, Daily, and Weekly Registration Options are available for WAS members and non-members.

For the WAS Conference Program and Registration: http://ucanr.edu/sites/was2

For the Missoula Honey Harvest Festival:  email Jerry Bromenshenk at beeresearch@aol.com  Cell 406-544-9007