Sonoma County Beekeepers Association
Flower to Table Pollinator Brunch
Date: Sunday, March 19, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center
2050 Yulupa Ave - Santa Rosa
Join SCBA for the first in our series of Flower to Table Pollinator Brunches. Enjoy a delicious menu made possible by pollinators, and learn how important pollinators are to our community from our local expert - Susan Kegley, owner of Bees N Blooms.
Doors open at 10:00 am and Brunch will be served at 11:00.
This fundraiser is to support Sonoma County Beekeeper Association and our various community and education programs.
Tickets are $55 for non-members, $45 for members
A few items from our Flower to Table Pollinator Brunch Menu
All our dishes today are inspired by pollinators: honeybees, native bees, and other insects that pollinate the fruits, vegetables, and grains we need to live.
Eggs Ortega: This gluten free, delicious egg dish contains, cheese, cottage cheese, and Ortega Chilis. Chili’s are pollinated by small insects, the wind, and are unique in that they can self pollinate when needed
Cheese Platter: delicious cheeses from local cheese makers, grapes, dried fruit, and crackers. While cheese is a diary product, the animals that produce the diary feast on grains and grasses that rely on pollination. The garnish are rosemary strands . Rosemary is a favorite food source for bees. It blooms throughout the year providing a source of nutrition when other food sources are scarce
Salad: This simple and delicious salad is dressed with (insert salad dressing) and topped with edible flowers. Most flowers honeybees touch are edible and many are medicinal
Our Mimosas are made from freshly squeezed oranges, with oranges from a members orchard and pollinated by Sonoma County pollinators. Fun Fact: Orange trees pollinated by bees produce 35% more oranges that trees pollinated by other insects. Bees that love orange blossoms: honeybees, leafcutter bees, and sweat bees
Apple Juice: fresh pressed from the orchard of one of our members and pollinated by Sonoma County pollinators. Honeybees, mason bees, and bumblebees are the main pollinators of apples
Wine and sparkling mead