Friday, March 21, 2014

April 10 Club Meeting Details

The Bennington Beekeepers Association will host its spring meeting April 10 in the Crispe Room, Vermont Veterans Home, 325 North Street, US 7, Bennington VT.  

7 PM pot luck meal

7:35 business meeting followed by the guest speaker, Aaron Morris, Round Lake NY who will discuss 
Management Techniques for Hobbyists Growing to Sideliners.

To find the Crispe Room: enter front drive from North street near Depot Street and Tractor Supply.  At stop sign, turn right and follow the road around to the back of building.  Parking is near door for Crispe Room and Chapel.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

News and Upcoming Events

Dadent catalogs are available: www.dadent.com , 888-922-1293.  Dadent p82 has stainless steel extractor, hand cranked M00385 listed for $199.50.  This may be the best reliable low cost extractor for beginners available.  Dadent has supplier in Waverly if beekeeper wants to save on shipping.

Brushy Mountain has free freight for any Beekeeping class member's first order over $100.  Remember on frames: wedge top bar and divided bottoms.

Beekeeping Shortcourse 2014 class members that want beekeeping certificate by Ross Conrad are eligible.  Next step is to get date for written test. Presentation at event is final step.

Northern Berkshire Beekeepers meet in North Adams Price Chopper fourth Tuesday 7 pm of month. The March 25 meeting will feature Jacob Esh presenting History of Beekeeping.

Beekeeping Shortcourse 2014 meeting five is planned for March 13.

March 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Southern Adirondack Beekeepers Association will host a seminar at the Hudson Valley Community College Tec-Smart extension building, 345 Hermes Rd., Malta NY.  One free admission is available to Beekeeping class member.

Thursday, April 10, Bennington County Beekeepers Assoc. will hose Aaron Morris of Round Lake as the guest speaker at the Crispe Room at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington.

On Sat., July 12, Bennington County Assoc. will host the Vermont Beekeepers Association at Grace Christian School, 104 Kocher Drive, Bennington, VT.  Beekeepers attending will find entrance fee worth the information presented.  Bennington club members should be available to welcome visitors to Bennington.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Bennington to Host Vermont Beekeepers, July 12

Vermont Beekeepers Association 2014 summer meeting will be hosted by the Bennington County Beekeepers Club Limited at Grace Christian School, 104 Kocher Drive, Bennington VT on Saturday, July 12.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

January Meeting and 2014 Short Course Scheduled

The Bennington Beekeepers Club will hold its next meeting Thursday, January 9

Where: Crispe Room, Vermont Veterans Home, 325 North Street, Bennington VT
Time: 7 PM, Pot Luck meal; 7:35 Business meeting.

Guest: Dan Conlon, Warm Color Apiary, South Deerfield, MA, president of Massachusetts Beekeepers Association.

2014 Beekeeping Shortcourse for new and beginning beekeepers: January 30, February 6, 13, 20, and March , 7-9 at Crispe Room. No fees are required; club membership and registration are recommended. Experienced beekeepers are welcome.

For more information:
Jacob Esh
110 County St Bennington, VT 05201
802-447-0198
christianbookstore@myfairpoint.net

Thursday, July 4, 2013

September Club Meeting

When: Thursday, September 5, 2013

Where: Crispe Room, Vermont Veterans Home, 325 North Street, Bennington VT.

Time: 7 PM, Pot luck meal; 7:35 business meeting and guest presentation.

Guest: Tony Pisano, author of Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment $19.95, featured on page 19 in July 2013 Bee Culture.

Information contact:

Jacob Esh
110 County St
Bennington, VT 05201
Bennington County Beekeepers Club, LTD
802-447-0198
christianbookstore@myfairpoint.net

Saturday, March 30, 2013

April 11 Meeting to Feature Area Author

The April 11 meeting of the Bennington County Beekeepers Club will feature Alethia Morrison, author of Homegrown Honeybees. Morrison also is the president of the Northern Berkshire Beekeepers Association.

April 11, 7 p.m.
Crispe Room, Vermont Veterans Home
325 North Street, Bennington VT 05201

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. with a pot-luck supper, followed by a brief business meeting at 7:35.


Saturday, January 19, 2013

Beekeeping Shortcourse Begins Jan. 31

Learn the essentials of beekeeping in this 5-week short course that starts Jan. 31 and runs most Thursdays through March 7. The course will meet at 7 p.m. in the Crispe Room at the Vermont Veterans home. Learn More.