Metro Beekeepers Association (MBA) is an organization of hobbyist, side liner and commercial beekeepers that meet once monthly for learning, fellowship, food and fun. Serving Tarrant and surrounding counties in North Texas.
Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month. Guests are welcome. MBA is focused on the education and benefits of its members.
Metro Beekeepers March Meeting is March 13 2017 starting at 630p in the Southside Preservation Hall located at 1519 Lipscomb St Fort Worth Tx 76104.
We will have a guest speaker from Texas Beekeepers Association and the president from Trinity Valley Beekeepers discussing the new beekeeping bill HB 1293.
Guest and visitors are welcome. Members are asked to occasionally bring a snack or drink to share during break. You can browse the bee-related vendors during the break. Earn One raffle ticket when you bring a food/snack/drink item to share during the meeting break. Earn Five raffle tickets if you donate a raffle item. You can also purchase raffle tickets One ticket for $1 or Six ticket for $5. Raffle ticket sales help support the youth scholarship program. Some restrictions apply to the donated raffle item. Hope to see you there!!
In case you missed the February meeting…. Here are some highlights
T-shirt sales are available on the website now. Cut off to pick up your shirt at the March meeting will be Friday March 3.
A few more awards were given at the meeting to the following that were unable to make the January meeting… Congrats to you guys!!
- Distinguished Service Award to Christina Simmons
- Distinguished Service Award to Scott Simmons
- Rookie of the Year to Sandra Bowen
Rev. Kent did a presentation over splitting hives & answered questions.
*** Don’t forget to order your bees now if you don’t have any yet. Don’t wait until Spring… Order now***
Nucs- Contact Jason Smith 817-597-5922
Full Hive- Contact Stan Key
CLASS IS FULL. NO AVAILABLE OPENINGS as of 1/9/17.
2017 Bee Course– Metro Beekeepers Association 2017 will be the sixth year for MBA to offer a bee course through our bee association. Below is a summary of the information about the course. An all new course, 11 classes in 11 months starts in January. First class is January 9 starting at 5:30p.
New Page Featuring Recipes and Equipment from the MBA Members Check out Members Tips & Recipes for things like bee fondant recipe, build an inexpensive bee vacuum and more. Photo Gallery – Lots of new photos added MBA Members only can now submit photos. All photos will be reviewed and membership verified prior to posting. View this new feature and submit your photos to be added.