Wed. Nov 8: Honey Tasting and Annual Business Meeting – 11/8

Wed. Nov 8: Honey Tasting and Annual Business Meeting – 11/8
The Club’s November meeting will be on Wednesday, November 8th at 7pm at the Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallen Avenue, Silver Spring MD. This is our 2nd annual honey tasting and annual business meeting. It will include a brief report on 2017 activities and finances, the election of Board members, and the popular honey tasting. All interested persons are invited to attend, and all members are invited to participate in the Honey Tasting (instruction

Yellow Jackets! – Lecture 09/13

Yellow Jackets! – Lecture 09/13
Allen Hayes, EAS Certified Master Beekeeper, will present ,"What Beekeepers Need To Know About Yellow Jacket Wasps." About the speaker: Allen Hayes became an instant beekeeper in 1971 when a family friend gave him a hive. Always one to make or fix things, beekeeping fit in well with his mechanical ability. Known to many as “The Gadget Guy,” he has created numerous items related to beekeeping and he enjoys sharing his inventions with others. His presenta

Sell YOUR Honey at the County Fair!

Sell YOUR Honey at the County Fair!
MCBA, Inc. Consignment Rules and Pricing for the 2017 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair 1. Any MCBA, Inc. member in good standing may consign honey or hive products for sale at the Fair. Consignors are responsible for confirming that they are included in the current MCBA, Inc. Membership Directory (posted at www.montgomerycountybeekeepers.com). 2. All consignment suppliers are required to enter honey or hive products for show in the 2017 Mon

MCBA Outreach

MCBA Outreach
Beekeepers love to talk about bees, especially honey bees. It's a wonderful to see kids, people of all ages be amazed as they learn about the habits and activities of honeybees. The club’s purpose is to support honey bee keeping in Montgomery County, MD. One of the ways the organization does this is by giving talks/presentations and exhibiting at local events. Club members have done presentation for preschoolers, reading picture books and identify b...

July Monthly Meeting: James Boicourt of Charm City Meadworks

July Monthly Meeting: James Boicourt of Charm City Meadworks
James Boicourt, co-owner of Charm City Meadworks is the speaker for  the July MCBA monthly meeting, Wednesday July 12, 2017 at 7 pm at Brookside Nature Center.  He is a master beekeeper who began keeping bees in college.  He’ll talk about bees, beekeeping, mead and the business of Charm City Meadworks. Charm City Meadworks launched in 2014 and is Baltimore’s first meadery. http://charmcitymeadworks.com/about-ccmw/ A tour and tasting at the meadworks