ORDERING: The MCBA Board and our Master Beekeepers have created MCBA T-SHIRTS ($17) Ladies TShirts ($17), Long Sleeve TShirts ($20), Hoodies ($32) Each apparel item is offered in your choice of 15+ colors, in sizes YXL to 4XL. Mock-ups off all the apparel in all the colors are online, conveniently built into the order form (see screen grabs below) Make your selections online, pay online, and pick-up your purchase at the December MCBA Holiday
Plants for MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD ! Many beautiful plants are actually poor sources of the nectar and pollen that honey bees need to survive. Help honey bees by growing plants whose nectar or pollen production scores* are high, AND by selecting plants which blossom at different times. HOW TO USE THIS CHART: Click the top of a column to SORT plants based on the characteristics. *Pollen and Nectar Scores from Peter Lindtner's Garden Plan
Speaker: James Boicourt, beekeeper, meadmaker and co-owner of Charm City Meadworks What is mead? Mead is an alcoholic drink made of honey and water that has been fermented with yeast. It can be flavored with herbs, fruits and other flavorings during the process. James explained the Charm City processes, answered questions, and treated attendees to a mead tasting – an excellent close to a warm July evening. Mead is produced by a cold process, simila...
When? July 31 - August 4 , 2017 What? ANNUAL EAS MEETING in Newark, Delaware Excellent lectures, from very practical beekeeping to more scientific bee talks. Short courses for all levels. CLICK for LOTS more info. Where? University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
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