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Young American Cider at Honey Fest
September 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday at the Philadelphia Honey Fest: FREE tasting for Philadelphia’s newest cidery! Young American Cider will be opening their tasting room in Germantown soon. Here’s a great chance to sample their crisp, complex flavor combinations at a family-friendly event on a fascinating historic farm.
FREE ADMISSION! (Click for full 3-day schedule)
Saturday, September 9, 2017 10:00am-4:00pm
Wyck Historic House | Garden | Farm
6026 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144
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!
- 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. See Our Complete List
- Famous Philly Food Trucks on site: Farm Truck Philly, Tasty Eats Food Truck
10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Colonial Candle Maker – Learn how to make beeswax candles!
11:00 am – All Mead Contest Entries must be submitted at the mead tent in the Rose Garden
11:00 am- 3:00 pm Ongoing Children’s Activities – Join us in the shaded area close to the carriage house for educational and fun BEE activities!
10:30 am – Bee Beard! Don Shump, owner of the Philadelphia Beekeeping Company will create a beard of bees on his face!
11:30 am Honey Extraction – How Do You Get the Honey Away From the Bees? Watch as honey is taken from the honey comb. (in the Educational Building)
- Sample mead
- Share how to make mead
- Judge the mead contest
Also in the Mead Tent will be Young American Ciders!
12:30 pm – Open Hive Talk – What’s Going On In There? Join us at the bee hives by the greenhouses to take a look inside a hive!
1:00 pm Keynote Speaker : Dion Lerman will present a talk entitled: Keeping the Critters Down: Integrated Pest Management for Everyone. This workshop will introduce Integrated Pest Management (IPM), an effective and economical process that minimizes the use of pesticides and emphasizes prevention. IPM is used successfully on farms, in gardens, and in homes. This session will focus on homes, and control of common pests, while protecting the health of people (especially children), pets, and the rest of the planet.
2:00 pm Honey Extraction – How Do You Get the Honey Away From the Bees? Watch as honey is taken from the honey comb. (in the Educational Building)
3:30 pm Open Hive Talk – What’s Going On In There? Join us at the bee hives by the greenhouses to take a look inside a hive!
Venue Coordinator: Jennifer Carlson jcarlson@215-848-1690