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Pollinator Palooza

Celebrate National Pollinator Week during a fun-filled day with hands-on learning opportunities, crafts, food, music and more at this free event on the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Community Garden Campus. Rain or shine!

2019 Pollinator Palooza Schedule

Exploring Pollinators in the Garden | 11:30am, 1pm and 2pm
Take a walk in the garden and observe bees in action. Led by Denise Ellsworth, Program Director, Honey Bee and Native Pollinator Education, OSU Extension.

The Bugman | 11am–3pm
The Bugman, Mark Berman, shares his knowledge and excitement about bugs.

Music from The Goldsberrys | 11:30am–12:30pm and 1:30–2:30pm
The Goldsberrys serve up original folk-grass jam. Inspired by old-time bluegrass and folk, lyrics all can relate to are woven with 4-part vocal harmony to create a unique sound. Originally formed as a husband and wife duo, the now 4-piece band includes banjo, guitar, fiddle and bass.

Food Demonstration | 11am–3pm
Taste yummy foods featuring ingredients that are made possible by pollinators.

Food Trucks | 11am–2pm
Blu Olive
Chicken Hatch
Too Good Eats

Participating Organizations

East Central Ohio Beekeepers Association | Central Ohio Beekeepers Association| Pollinator Stewardship Council | GreenSpot | Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center/Center for Applied Plant Sciences | Columbus Garden Coach | Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks | Columbus Zoo and Aquarium | Franklin County Master Gardeners Volunteers | Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council | Grange Audubon Center | Midwest Bat Working Group | Milo-Grogran Butterfly Garden | Natives in Harmony, LLC | Ohio History Connection | Ohio Pollinator Initiative | Friends of the Topiary Garden | Girl Scout Troop 110

Special thanks to Pollinator Stewardship Council for their support.



2019 Pollinator Palooza Sponsor