to the Sponsors, Donors, and Volunteers for the Bee Social Hour and the
Pesticides, People, Pollinators and the Planet Conference!
We are grateful for the support from our sponsors:
Pollinator Project Rogue Valley
SOU’s Bee Campus USA
Cascade Girl Organization
Ashland Emergency Food Bank
College of the Melissae
and the Rogue Valley’s three Bee City USAs
Bee City USA Talent
Bee City USA Ashland
Bee City USA Phoenix
with a Special Thank You to
Chef Al Chase
Chef Al is a 1979 Culinary Institute of America graduate with over 25 years of providing organic, plant-based cuisine and education. He provides chef-to-chef consulting, personal chef services, and training for those wanting to expand their organic, vegan options.
Daniel L. Verner
Daniel is proficient on the Spanish guitar, Russian balalaika, Greek bouzouki, Turkish Oud, and several other stringed instruments, playing international folk songs and dances. He performs at Pie + Vine (on Lithia Way, Ashland) several nights a week, and at the Key of C coffee house (Ashland) on alternate Sunday mornings.
A Shoutout to
Rhonda Nowak and Tony Boom (Medford Mail Tribune)
Jefferson Exchange (Jefferson Public Radio)
Honey Culture Radio, Rogue GMO Watch, and Farm Talk (KSKQ)
A Loud Buzzzz
for these people and organizations who gave time and/or money to support this event:
Circles of Seedlings
Eagle Mill Farm
Karin Onkka Design
Long Walk Vineyard
Northwest Nature Shop
Pat Schuster and Ken Robinson
Talent Garden Club
With a Special Thank You to Our Awesome Volunteers !