Serving the Beekeeping Community
in Northern Florida & Southern Georgia
APALACHEE BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION WELCOMES YOU
Apalachee Beekeepers Association is a fast growing beekeeping organization in north Florida. Membership is for all beekeepers, from commercial to the backyard hobbyist. Most of our members are hobbyists. All of our members are outstanding.
Our Spring Introduction to Beekeeping program is a huge success and
a great way to get started. We are fortunate to have such an active group of beekeepers.
Join us, if you’re not already a member.
WHAT WE DO
Come Join In
Stay Up to Date
Our Association offers hands-on teaching at hives 5:30 pm before our monthly meetings. We work with you and go through the hives. Then, at 6:30 we hold a brief business meeting indoors, followed by regular educational program with a great line-up of expert and outside speakers. When you become a member you'll be approved and have access to the "members" section of this website and enjoy other benefits. Pay annual dues $30 (Jan-Dec) at this link.
Learning by Doing
Whether you have your own hives, or you are still waiting to jump in completely, you can start learning-by-doing in our mentor/mentee pairing. Veteran beekeepers, in your area, are matched with new-bees so each benefits.
Send us an email with your contact information and where you are located. Are you a mentor or are you looking to be mentored
SPRING NEW BEEKEEPERS WORKSHOP
Growing the Bees
At Apalachee Beekeepers Association, we are dedicated to supporting individuals through our various initiatives.
LEARN TO BE A BEEKEEPER
The annual ABA Beekeepers Short Course will be held at the Wakulla County Extension Office Facilities on March 7, 2020. Reserve your place online. The fee is $65 which includes membership in the Apalachee Beekeeper’s Association for one year, along with literature, sessions with local experts, beverages, snacks and lunch. Register and reserve your place at the 2020 Short Course at this link.
INVITE ABA TO PRESENT TO YOUR SCHOOL OR CLUB
If you are interested in having an educational booth or speaker sponsored by the Apalachee Beekeepers Association at an event you are planning, send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible!!
Helping The Community
At Apalachee Beekeepers Association, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing this issue. Advocacy is by no means an easy feat, but through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
“If you are not confused, you're not keeping bees”