Upcoming Events

March 28--Supplementary Meeting

March 28--Board Meeting (at Grange, 6pm)

April 10--General Meeting

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


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!

2018 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."

Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, March 28  |  7pm
Plumsteadville Grange

'Making Hive Splits'


Tuesday, April 10  |  7pm

Plumsteadville Grange

Order your bees!

See some of the options (especially local) here!


All apiaries in PA are required to be registered with the PA Department of Agriculture--here is the application!