Polli*NATION 2017 – Art & Music Festival for the bees

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Name: Polli*NATION 2017 – Art & Music Festival for the bees
Date: September 10, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
BANDS  - PERFORMANCE - CRAFT BEERS  - BEE SCIENCE & ADVOCACY - ART -  FOOD TRUCKS - AWARDS - HONEY
 
Live Music & Performance: Trapper Schoepp & the Shades, Jeff Ray & the Stakes, Cattail Moon, Eddie Estrim, plus Emcee Colleen Kruse, Guardian Stilt Walkers, and Wisdom Dancers.
 
Food Trucks: Red Table Meat Company, Bakers Field Organic Flour & Bread, Finnegans Brew, Sociable Cider, Foxy Falafal, Fro-yo-soul organic frozen yogurt,and Kowalskis.
Honey Purveyors:  Tastings from Bare Honey, Bone Lake Meadow Honey, Bolton Bees.
 
Pollinator Protection Awards. Minnesota became the first state to issue an Executive Order for pollinator protection. Mayors and luminaries from around the state will receive the POLLINATOR PROTECTION AWARD presented by our own Rebecca Otto.
 
Pollinator Science & Advocates. Pollinator Friendly Alliance, leading the way as a model for Minnesota pollinator protection, plus Xerces Society, Dr. Krischik, U of M Bee Lab, Pesticide Action Network, Pollinate MN, Conservation District, Conservation Minnesota, Organic Consumers Assoc, Big River Farms, St. Croix River Association, Sunhive and more..
 
WHAT:  Go here for a 2 min. video:  https://youtu.be/uEsVJVSbZ9c
Minnesota's 3rd Annual Pollinator Festival expects 1000+ festival goers to buzz on over to Kissing Birch Farm for a festival that promotes protecting bees, butterflies and pollinators. Party with purpose alongside special guests - musicians, performers, food talents, scientists, live bees, and Minnesota luminaries. Expect custom crafted art interpretations of bees and butterflies on a grand scale for our tiny heroes.
 
WHY:  To create awareness about pollinator decline and what we can do about it. Proceeds go to protecting pollinators and building the new Pollinator Park.
 
TICKETS: www.pollination.bpt.me
 
SPONSORED by: Pollinator Friendly Alliance, Red Table Meat Company, Baker’s Field Flour & Bread, Finnegans Brew Co, Organic Valley, Stillwater Elks, Stillwater Rotary, Axdahls Farm.
With support from:  Minnesota Regional Arts Council, Artreach St. Croix.
 
TWITTER:@Pollination2017 FACEBOOK: facebook.com/PolliNATIONFestivalMN
INSTAGRAM: @PollinationFestival   YOUTUBE:  https://youtu.be/uEsVJVSbZ9c

Location:
Kissing Birch Farm
10020 Norell Ave North
Stillwater, MN 
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, September 10, 2017: 12:00 – 6:00 PM
Contact Information:
Pollinator Friendly Alliance www.pollinatorfriendly.org Laurie Schneider, laurie@lschneider.com, 651-503-9904
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