Join us for a sweet escape celebrating all things NC honey!
Date // Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time // 10 am-2 pm
Where // Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market
Address // 400 block Fayetteville St, City Plaza
On Wednesday September 10 from 10 am-2 pm, make a beeline for the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market's annual Honey Buzztival to celebrate the health benefits, history, and apiculture of North Carolina honey. Take a peek inside a beehive, indulge in delectable honey-infused tastings and beer, and enjoy family-friendly festivities while learning about the importance of bees in our ecosystem.
The Market will be abuzz with honey activities including:
TASTE AND VOTE: BATTLE OF THE SWEET TOOTH (11:30 AM): From 11:30 am-1 pm, taste and vote for the bees knees of honey-infused pastries at the "Buzztival Battle of the Sweet Tooth," showcasing honey vendors and downtown Raleigh pastry chefs. You vote, you decide.
BEE-HIVE DEMO: Get all the buzz with Beekeeper Steve Hildebrand who will host a live bee-hive demo, discussing the importance of honey, pollination, and the increasingly interdependent relationship between people and apis mellifera.
FARM-FRESH FARE: Dine on local lunch options or grab a box lunch from market vendors Buku, Kimbap, and The Pit.
BEER TASTING: Sip on refreshing microbrews from Raleigh Brewing Co.
LIVE MUSIC: Enjoy the latest and greatest of folk/rock music from Russ Thompson and Q.
#HONEYBUZZ Instagram Contest
Snap your experience and use hashtag #honeybuzz for a chance to win $50 in Market Bucks.
SNAP: Take a photo of your Honey Buzztival experience (honey items, pastries, vendors, or other activities) on Instagram
HASHTAG: Use hashtag #honeybuzz in photo caption
WIN: One lucky winner will be selected on Friday, September 12 to win $50 in Market Bucks! Selection will be based on following criteria, creativity, and engagement.