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Welcome to Metro Beekeepers Association

Our mission:

Share good methods of beekeeping and honey production.

Attract and train future beekeepers

Share the importance of bees to plants and the environment.

Promote beekeeping.

Membership is open to the public and consists primarily of backyard & small-scale beekeepers.

General Member meetings are free & open to the public.

2nd Monday of each month, 6:30 pm to 8:15 pm.

We meet at Fort Worth Botanic Garden

3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Ft Worth, 76107
See map below for parking.

We meet in person, but if you prefer to join online, click this link.

To join by phone without video, call 346-248-7799, 719-359-4580, or 720-707-2699.
Meeting ID: 865 0129 0594,   Passcode: 037350

During the break, we'll have snacks & get to know each other better, & have door prizes.

Thank you to those who bring door snacks & prize items to share!!

If you bring a snack or food to share, then you get an extra ticket for the door prize.
If you donate an item for a door prize, you get TWO extra tickets!
Everyone gets one ticket for attending.
Pick up your tickets at the table when you enter.

Details are below and on our Facebook page.

Our next meeting is on March 11, 2024, 6:30pm.

Our speaker will be Christi Baughman. Bee Seasons "What happens, When, in Your Hive".

Christi will discuss critical issues that affect beekeeping throughout the year. She lists the 5 seasons of the beekeeping year, detailing temperature, forage, plants, and weather for each season. She will provide guidance for each season to help grow and maintain your hives for a successful beekeeping year.
Christi Baughman is the beegirl at, which is a beekeeping business specializing in honey, bees and pollination. She is a North Texas Master Naturalist, an active member of the Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association of Dallas, TX and a commercial beekeeper, managing 1000-1500 hives.
Her business specializes in honey production in North Dakota, almond pollination in California and nucleus hives for sale in Texas.
She acquired her love of plants, beekeeping and the great outdoors as a result of growing up on a farm in eastern North Dakota. Beekeeping goes back to her farming roots. Being in Texas, she has educated herself in horticulture and honey and pollen plants for the Texas climate.

Become a Member, Renew your Membership, or Enroll in the Class

Whether your becoming a new member, or just renewing your membership, we have some sweet options.

Consider joining the Beginner Beekeeping class for 2024.

The 10 class program is January-October on the 2nd Monday of each month, from 5:30p to 6:20p.
We meet at Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Ft Worth, 76107

Learn about hive types, equipment, protective clothing, obtaining & installing bees, inspecting, diagnosing & solving problems, harvesting & sales, benefits of bees & beekeeping, & AG exemptions. There will also be field trip opportunities.
A great book is included.  More info here.

We provide 3 opportunities to attend the class, in-person, online, or review materials & video on your schedule.

Join the class by showing up, or using the links above to pay online, or mail payment to Metro Beekeepers, PO Box 79105, Fort Worth, TX, 76179-0105

If you have questions, contact us.

Metro Beekeepers Association prohibits hostile and antagonizing behavior.
This statement may be unnecessary for our kind members & volunteers, but is necessary for our insurance company to accept the reality of the kindness of our members & volunteers.