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If you are seriously interested in beekeeping and starting a couple hives, now is the time to be learning all you can, looking for a short course (some more info below), getting your equipment ready and ordering bees! 

If you are interested in finding a mentor or becoming a mentor, please contact us. Beekeeping is a fascinating hobby and we can all benefit and learn from each other through mentoring! 

Looking for a mentor?

Let us know if you would like someone to visit your hive or if you only want to talk with an experienced beekeeper.  Be sure to provide us with contact information and your general location so we can get back to you.  And of course come to our meetings where there are always people ready to talk about bees!

Interested in mentoring new beekeepers?

Let us know and we will work with you to get you added to the program as a mentor. 

Contact Us

To contact us, click on the "Contact" menu at the top right of the page.  Then click on "general contact" and select club email.  One more click...  "contact form".  Someone will get back to you.

Upcoming Events and Meeting Information

Monday, 07 October 2013 23:49

Our Next Meeting, December 9th will be our Christmas Party!!  More details to come!

January 13th Bob Binnie of Blue Ridge Honey will be speaking to us.

Blue Ridge Honey Co. is a family business, owned and operated by Bob & Suzette Binnie, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northeast Georgia.  Bob began commercial beekeeping in 1981 in Oregon & has been involved in commercial beekeeping in 7 states.  Their bee yards are located in Northeast Georgia, Western North Carolina and South Georgia.  Bob is always full of interesting information and stories to share!

Bob has also offered to let us tour his facilities in NE Georgia in February.  More info to come as details of the field trip are confirmed.

We also have a facebook page.  Visit it for more discussions and helpful links.

https://www.facebook.com/#!/gwinnettbeekeepers

State & Regional Beekeeping Events

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:43

Here is a link to the Georgia Beekeepers Association's site about state and regional beekeeping events.

http://www.gabeekeeping.com/events.html

 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Georgia-Beekeepers-Association

Young Harris Beekeeping Institute!

Saturday, 16 February 2013 22:55

Young Harris Beekeeping Institute for 2015 will be May 14 - 16.  Registration is expected to open in early March.  Put this on your calenders if you plan to attend, it fills up quickly!   Check out the site HERE for next year.