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 form, contact Carol at

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 beekeeping based on their extensive, personal experience.

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

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, past president of the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild, will share his integrated plan to improve the…

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 glass for $15.  (Normal Value $25)                  …

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