2011 Maritime Bee Tour – You’re Invited!


Every summer after the main honey flow eases up, beekeepers in the Maritimes Provinces of Canada get together for a social and educational weekend known as the “Bee Tour” of the Maritimes Beekeepers Association. Well, it’s that time again – and you’re invited!

2011 Maritime Bee Tour

Hosted by: Nova Scotia Beekeepers’ Association
Where: Truro, Nova Scotia
When: 22-23 July 2011

Cost to register is $65 and will include all receptions, meals and tours. Participants will be responsible for their own accommodations.

Registration forms may be downloaded here (DOC or PDF), or contact Shelly MacKenzie at the Agri-Commodity Management Association 902-893-7455 or smackenzie@nsfa-fane.ca to register or for more information.

Accomodations

A block of 20 rooms has been reserved at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College’s Fraser Hall. Single rooms are available for $37.32 (inc. HST) and double rooms for $49.00.  To reserve a room at the NSAC, please call Caitlyn Dixon at 902-893-4122.  Deadline for booking is 9 July 2011 and can be paid for with cash, debit or credit card upon arrival.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Best Western Glengarry (Willow Street, Truro) at a reduced rate of $116.  To receive the tour rate, these rooms must be booked by 2 July 2011 by calling 1-800-567-4276; a credit card will be required and you must state you are with the “Maritime Beekeepers.”

Agenda

The full Agenda for the 2011 Maritime Bee Tour will be posted on the CBA website very shortly.

Banquet Menu

When registering, please make sure to indicate your meal choice. If you have any special dietary requirements, please let the Tour organizers know in advance so they can make appropriate arrangements.

Starter

Fresh Mixed Mesculin Salad with Garden Herb Vinaigette

Main Course

Option #1

Chicken Cordon Bleu stuffed with Black Forrest Ham and Cheese served on a Bed of White Wine Mushroom Sauce with wild rice and Steamed Fresh Broccoli.
Served with Fresh Baked White and Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls and Butter.

Option #2

Top Sirloin Atlantic Roast Beef with Jost Red wine au Jus served with Garlic Roasted Potatoes, Sour Cream and Fresh Vegetable Medley.
Served with Fresh Baked White and Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls and Butter.

Dessert

New York Style Cheesecake with Oxford Blueberry Topping with Whipped Cream.
Freshly Brewed Columbian Coffee and Orange Pekoe Tea

For more information or to register for the 2011 Maritime Bee Tour, please contact Shelly MacKenzie at the Agri-Commodity Management Association 902-893-7455 or smackenzie@nsfa-fane.ca.