Oregon Honey Festival, August 18, 2018

Connecting People with Bee Culture and Science!

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The 2018 Beekeeper Breakfast is an opportunity to learn from Honey expert, Amina Harris, the Director of the Robert Mondavi Honey and Pollination Center at U.C. Davis and Dr. Andony Melathopolous, OSU Bee expert and leader of the Oregon Bee Project. 


Amina Harris has had a life-long love affair with honey and pollination.  She is known for her expertise as an Organizer, Business Administrator, Honey Sensory Analyst and Scholar. In addition, Amina is the owner of Z Specialty Food, LLC with her husband and son. Moon Shine Trading Company, a division of Z Specialty, has been offering unique American varietal honeys for over thirty years winning national awards from the Specialty Food Association and the National Honey Board. The Honey and Pollination Center showcases the importance of both honey and pollination to the well-being of consumers through education and research through its vision: to help make UC Davis the world’s leading authority on honey bee health, pollination and honey quality. Projects of the Center include the development of a Honey Tasting and Aroma Wheel and creation of a Master Beekeeping Program.


Andony Melathopolous, Ph.D.



The Breakfast consists of: Vegetable Swiss Scramble, Fresh Baked Breakfast Breads, Sliced Seasonal Fruit, Rosemary Roasted Potatoes, Brewed Noble Organic Coffee, Assorted Harney and Sons Teas, Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice and Cranberry Juice.


Advance registration is required and a limited number of tickets are also available for the General Public until August 12. Tickets will generally be unavailable at the door although it may be possible to acquire them on a cancellation basis.

Tickets for the Festival are sold separately. After the breakfast the Festival Begins at 11AM across the street from the Ashland Springs Hotel at the historic Ashland Elks Lodge.  Separate tickets are required for the Festival.