Schedule of events, check it out! Click here to download PDF
Our Mission Statement:
Our purpose as a nonprofit (501C3) organization will be to educate the public about the role that the honeybee plays in our own existence. This is achieved through programs made available to the public with emphasis on educational programs starting at the elementary level and working with seminars, hands on demonstrations, through electronic media & a yearly Honey Festival.
Who we support.
Through support from donors like you and other various fundraisers throughout the year, we are able to continue our mission to support education. Please join us to help these worthy projects we work so hard for!
- 2013: The beginning. Roland Warner beekeeping club became the first recipient of the Michigan Honey Festival. The beekeeping group overseen by mentor Mike Wiltse a special education teacher helps students learn through group involvement.
- 2014: Aquinas college's newly formed beekeeping group was chosen by the board of directors of the Michigan Honey Festival to receive monies raised by a custom hive contest and other fundraisers.
- 2015: Chatfield Elementary School. Our support will help them expand their beekeeping program.
- 2016: Farmer Veteran Coalition - Michigan Chapter. This program is to help U.S. Veterans with grants, equipment, training, etc. to get started in beekeeping as a business. Find out more by visiting Farmers Veteran Coalition.
What to do when at the Festival
Festival Lineup: Schedule download here!
Speakers - Presenters - Demonstrations-Contests-Etc.
This lineup is subject to change with schedule conflicts, etc.