5 County Beekeepers Association

Recent Programs.

  • April 2017: Open question night for the eastern NC Bee Inspector  Adolphus Leonard 
  • March 2017:  The Mechanics of Making a Split  Tim Huffman
  • Feb 2017:  Honeybee Democracy   CL Gobble
  • January 2017:  Essential and Extra Bee Equipment   Greg Wolgemuth and Kim Wood
  • November 2016: Honey Tasting Basics  Suzy Spencer
  • October 2016: Hive Tracks Demo, and Mentoring Beekeepers  Mike Laskowski, Craig Dupree and Tim Huffman
  • September 2016: Preparing the Bees for Winter  Tim Huffman
  • August 2016: Web Forum Demo, Anaphylactic Reaction to Bee Stings, and Safety in Bee Yard  Magnus Ulberg, David Arnold, Suzy Spencer
  • July 2016: Flow Hive, and State Fair Entries  May Markoff, Don Hopkins (NC Bee Inspector)
  • June 2016: Re-Queening  Betsy Spencer
  • May  2016: Honey Extraction Demo, Honey Labels, NC Certified Honey Producer Program  Tim Huffman, Matthew Jones, Kim Underhill

What our Club Offers


Educational Beekeeping Programs 
 

Swarm Capturing Service 
 

Mentorship
 

Hands on Hive Training
 

Community Outreach Programs
 

Use of club equipment including the 3 frame electric honey extractor
 

Multimedia educational tools
 

Awesome Meeting Environment  
 

Family Friendly Meetings


Socializing with Seasoned Beekeepers

Meetings

Meetings are open to the public and are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  Our next meeting is on May 16.




This month:   

May:  How to Extract Honey

We will have a hands-on demonstration of how to harvest honey using the club's extractor, which is available for use by members.


Gather at the lodge at 6:30pm.

Meeting at 7pm.

..See our contact page for directions









Upcoming Club Meetings


June:  Dana Stahman-  hear stories from a retired commercial beekeeper and author who has recently moved to our area.  


July:  Hive Products- preparing for the state fair-  our club and individual members brought back many ribbons from last year's state fair.  Let's aim even higher this year!  You don't need to be an experienced beekeeper to do well!