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Youth Essay Contest – Win a Hive!

The Pennsylvania Backyard Beekeepers Association is sponsoring an essay contest for youth (aged 17 and younger) to win a free beehive complete with honeybees or, as an alternative, $100 in vendor credit at its Spring Workshop!  To get the entry … Continue reading

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February 9, Natural Beekeeping Symposium

We are thrilled to announce that nationally renowned beekeepers Dean Stiglitz and Laurie Herboldsheimer, authors of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Beekeeping” will speak at our 4th Annual Natural Beekeeping Symposium. Stiglitz and Herboldsheimer will share valuable techniques and stories about natural … Continue reading

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Our Symposium Featured at newsworks.org!

Thanks to freelance writer Alaina Mabaso: CLICK HERE TO READ IT!

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January 16 “Three Steps to Healthier Bees”

7:30 pm @ St. James School FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC In the spirit of New Year’s Resolutions, our January meeting will feature “Three Steps to Healthier Bees.”  This class was part of the Eastern Apicultural Society’s 2013 “short course.”  Adam Schreiber, … Continue reading

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Jan 18 – Mead Tasting

Area beekeepers are invited to tour the new Colony Meadery, 905 Harrison St., Suite 115, Allentown, PA 18103, and taste up to 10 varieties of their mead, a honey-based wine.  Tour & 5 samples for $10; OR tour & 10 samples plus keep the … Continue reading

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December 21 Winter Solstice Pot Luck 4 – 7 pm

St. James School 3217 Clearfield St., 19132 Friends and family welcome!The Guild will provide a main dish, soft drinks and paper goods. Bring your favorite food or drink to share. We need a good count by Dec 18, so please RSVP … Continue reading

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Nov 21 Meeting: Not-Ready-for-NPR Players present “Bee Talk!”

Pose Your Beekeeping Challenges to Bizz & Buzz, the Smoke-It Brothers; Stump the Chumps; Puzzler! 7:30 pm 3217 Clearfield St., Philly 19132 The bees are our best beekeeping teachers.  But sometimes it’s hard to figure out what they’re trying to … Continue reading

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