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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #80 on: February 25, 2018, 08:39:30 am »
Shucks.....  I'm  amazed at the beauty of open air colonies.

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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #81 on: February 25, 2018, 01:32:01 pm »
Matt,
I forgot to add, you can use a tent, camper, travel trailer or RV. I do have one tent ️ that someone can use. We also have 3 motels that are 30 minutes away.
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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #82 on: February 25, 2018, 02:34:16 pm »
Good thing I have a lot of them and they are good breeders.  :cheesy:
Kids love them because they are easy to catch with bread.
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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #83 on: March 03, 2018, 11:16:48 am »
Hi, I am Denise, I am new to this group and would love to come to your event. I would like to tent camp, are there entry and camping fees? 

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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #84 on: March 03, 2018, 02:12:43 pm »
Denise,
No fees, all camping is here on my farm. Just pick your location and set up your tent. How many will you have in your group?
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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #85 on: March 06, 2018, 08:03:25 pm »
Directions to the farm.
From I-10, east or west, use exit 333, the Glen St Mary exit, County Road 125 N. Head north towards Glen St Mary. Go 14.5 miles north, the last 5 miles you will be in the Osceola National Forest. When you see that the trees are thinning in the distance start slowing down. There will be a dirt road, OC Horne Rd, on the right with just 25 feet of asphalt at the entrance, DO NOT TURN THERE. My drive way is about 50 feet past OC Horne Rd. There will be a BeeFest 2018 sign at the entrance and there is a sign with a cow that says Annabelle?s Wish. Follow the signs to the first gate on the right and then around the pond to the house.
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23523 County Road 125 N
Sanderson, FL, 32087-3019.

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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #86 on: March 06, 2018, 10:05:13 pm »
This is a satellite photo of the farm:
 
https://photos.app.goo.gl/by0ptDljND5n1gHf2

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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #87 on: March 06, 2018, 10:09:14 pm »
Look for this sign on County Road 125 bear I-10 and at my driveway.
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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #88 on: March 06, 2018, 10:19:00 pm »
For those that are camping at Beefest. You will not need to bring any firewood. I have a 4x12? trailer full of cut firewood and we will will be having a bonfire each night and there is lots more in my forest if we need it.
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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #89 on: March 07, 2018, 09:24:45 pm »
Jim,

Me and my buddy Tom are all set for Beefest and will be driving down from NY.   Tom is a master dowser and will be bringing a bunch of dowsing rods to teach anyone who is interested learning dowsing and how to use it in beekeeping.   Looking forward to a great event, let's hope the weather is on our side  :cool:
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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #90 on: March 07, 2018, 09:30:24 pm »
That is great Rob. I am looking forward to learn how to douse. We usually don?t have long rainy days here. My new barn has a 60? by 36 foot area we can use for gathering in if we do have rain.
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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #91 on: March 07, 2018, 09:37:45 pm »
For those that are coming, I have a friend who will be coming that sells nucs and one deep hives. If anyone is interested, he can bring them to BeeFest. I need to know ahead of time so he knows how many to bring. He does not treat. Bees are in Orlando. PM me for more info.
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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #92 on: March 12, 2018, 05:37:01 pm »
Hi Jim.  Do you have any kind of program set up?  Like what you plan on doing what day.  Maybe you just plan on winging it which is OK.
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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #93 on: March 12, 2018, 06:07:20 pm »
I think he has a large tar kettle and a few bags of feathers ready for any New Yorkers that may show up.   :wink: :cheesy: :cheesy: :cheesy:
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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #94 on: March 12, 2018, 09:09:54 pm »
Yeah, but what time should I come?  I feel pretty safe Wally, you got to catch me. :wink:
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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #95 on: March 13, 2018, 12:10:29 am »
Brian,
I?m still work on the agenda and the meals. I have several traps set, hoping to have them for cut outs and hive installation.  I have one hive that I separated into 3 hives that I plan to split.
I plan to do some demo?s on candle making, lighting a smoker, and what ever anyone would like to see.
I plan on doing some short and long range shooting.
My wife has some projects she is working on for kids.
Jim

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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #96 on: March 13, 2018, 10:48:23 am »
We have setup the meals we are providing:
Friday
Breakfast: Pancakes and sausage
Lunch: Chicken Salad on Hawaiian rolls, chips
Dinner: Fish dinner, Fresh Kale soup

Saturday
Breakfast: Sausage, potatoe and egg Casserole
Lunch: Hot dogs, hamburgers and beans
Dinner: Spagetti and meatballs, Salad and bread

Sunday
Breakfast: French toast casserole
Lunch: Chili and cornbread

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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #97 on: March 13, 2018, 06:09:16 pm »
We have setup the meals we are providing:
Friday
Breakfast: Pancakes and sausage
Lunch: Chicken Salad on Hawaiian rolls, chips
Dinner: Fish dinner, Fresh Kale soup

Saturday
Breakfast: Sausage, potatoe and egg Casserole
Lunch: Hot dogs, hamburgers and beans
Dinner: Spagetti and meatballs, Salad and bread

Sunday
Breakfast: French toast casserole
Lunch: Chili and cornbread
I'm gluten free.  I will bring:
> GF pancakes (almond or buckwheat )
> GF dinner rolls and hot dog buns (Aldi or homemade potato)
> GF bread for French toast (rice)

If you want me to bring some extra for you, PM me

Edit.
> GF spaghetti noodles. Maybe some cornbread too.

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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #98 on: March 13, 2018, 09:33:01 pm »
We have setup the meals we are providing:
Friday
Breakfast: Pancakes and sausage
Lunch: Chicken Salad on Hawaiian rolls, chips
Dinner: Fish dinner, Fresh Kale soup

Saturday
Breakfast: Sausage, potatoe and egg Casserole
Lunch: Hot dogs, hamburgers and beans
Dinner: Spagetti and meatballs, Salad and bread

Sunday
Breakfast: French toast casserole
Lunch: Chili and cornbread
I'm gluten free.  I will bring:
> GF pancakes (almond or buckwheat )
> GF dinner rolls and hot dog buns (Aldi or homemade potato)
> GF bread for French toast (rice)

If you want me to bring some extra for you, PM me

Edit.
> GF spaghetti noodles. Maybe some cornbread too.
That will work.
Jim

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Re: Beefest 2018
« Reply #99 on: March 15, 2018, 08:33:11 am »
Jim, looks like y'all are going to have a fantastic gathering & I do wish we were able to attend but it won't work out this year for us.

Looking forward to seeing pics & video footage of the gathering.

Y'all have a great time!

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