About the MBA
The Monadnock Beekeepers Association is a beekeeping club for both beginning and experienced beekeepers in the Monadnock and Connecticut River Valley regions. We usually meet on the first Thursday of each month either at Stonewall Farm in Keene, NH or at the Dublin Public Library in Dublin, NH. Please feel free to come to a meeting or contact us if you have an interest in beekeeping.
The 2014 Bee Class is Full
The 2014 bee class is full. There are no more spots open for this year. More information can be found here.
The first beginner beekeeper class is set for March 1, 2014. The first class will be held at River Valley Community College, 438 Washington St. Keene and starts at 9:00.
March 8: Beekeeping Workshop & Brown Bag Lunch
Erin MacGregor Forbes, Master Beekeeper, Overland Apiaries
On Saturday, March 8, 2014, Erin MacGregor Forbes of Overland Apriaries will give a workshop on Breaking the Brood Cycle and SARES Grant Findings. The workshop will be held at River Valley Community College, 438 Washington Street, Keene, NH. It will run from 9 AM - 2 PM, with a lunch break from noon- 12:45. The workshop fee is $10 for MBA members, $30 for non-members. Register by e-mail.
Small Scale Queen Rearing in Northern States is a thrirty-three minute video of a 2011 presentation by Erin MacGregor-Forbes.
Piera Siegert, State Entomologist with the Division of Plant Industry at the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food recently sent us the updated Bee Rules in .pdf format.