Upcoming Events

December 11 - General Meeting

January 2 - Board Meeting

January 12 - Intro to Beekeeping (more info to come)

Tuesday, December 11: General Meeting

See below for details.

For a healthy alternative, try cooking and baking with honey! There are many recipes and substitutions available to test out in your kitchen.


Beeswax Workshop

BCBA is organizing an exciting opportunity to participate in an off-site workshop! Now you can learn about another exciting hive product other than honey--wax!

If you are interested in taking part--please let us know by clicking here!

We are aiming for a Saturday in January or February. We will likely offer two different dates. We are currently trying to gauge interest, so please let us know if this is something you would want to participate in!
There are a few popular beeswax projects to choose from for the class.  You can pick 2-3 of them to make for $35.00 per person.  If you want to do larger beeswax candles, then the price will have to be a bit higher due to the amount of beeswax used.

Pick 2-3 items to make and take!

  • Beeswax lip balms (2 per person)
  • Beeswax lotion
  • Body butter
  • Tealight or jar candles
  • Massage lotion bars

Our 2018 Beginner Beekeeping Course was a great success!!

Thank you so much to our wonderful speakers: Jim Bobb, Vince Aloyo, and Scott Guiser.

Also thank you to the BCBA Executive Board for all their efforts in making the course so great.

We look forward to seeing all the attendees at the BCBA General Meetings as they start their beekeeping adventure!

We need your help--take the survey below!

Upcoming Meeting


Tuesday, December 11  |   7:00pm  |  Plumsteadville Grange

End-of-Year Pizza Party: provided by BCBA

Dessert: provided by our members--please bring something to share!

Topic/Presentation: How to Make a Candy Board and How to Use the OA Vaporizer

2018 One -day Beginner beekeeping course

There is an endless list of references for beginner and advanced beekeepers. So the saying goes, ask 5 beekeepers a question and you'll get 7 answers. Here's a place to get you started.

- Marla Spivak  -

Every backyard beekeeper needs a place to start and a place to keep going. View our list of resources including books, supplies, videos, and more.

"I am fascinated by the interactions between bees.

I am fascinated by the interactions between beekeepers."