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
At the September MCBA monthly meeting, Bee George brings us "What's Killing My Bees or A Bee Talk that You Don't Want To Hear". Come hear the uncomfortable reality about varroa, deformed wing virus and our honey bees. Wednesday, October 11 at 7pm at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallen Rd, Silver Spring, MD
Maryland State Beekeepers Association Fall Meeting, Elections and Honey Show will take place on November 4, 2017, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S Truman Parkway in Annapolis MD. For more information, see the MSBA site: http://www.mdbeekeepers.org/meetings.html
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
Bee Demonstrations - in the Gazebo Bring your protective gear because this is full frontal beekeeping. Zip yourself into our screened-in tent and open hives right in front of visitors. Wow them with your bravery as you explain the workings of the hive and harvest honey -- decap, spin and bottle. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP to give BEE DEMONSTRATIONS!
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
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...
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
CLICK HERE to sign-up to answer BEE questions and give LIVE BEE demonstrations in Old MacDonald's Barn at the Montgomery County Fair Aug 12 - 19, 2017
CLICK HERE to volunteer at the MCBA Honey Sales Booth AUG 12 - 19, 2017