Upcoming Meeting


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

Speaker: Dr. Vince Aloyo

Topic: Honey Bee Genetics and Mating Biology

Teaching Hive Inspection by State Inspector before the meeting!

Weather permitting, join us at 5:30pm before the General Meeting

for a Live Inspection of the Teaching Hives by our State Inspector!

More info about the teaching hives here.

Tuesday, September 11

5:30pm Teaching Hive with the State Inspector

7pm General Meeting with Vince Aloyo

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."

Upcoming Events

September 11 - Teaching Hive Inspection @ 5:30

September 11 - General Meeting

September 26 - Board 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!

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