SBA meetings

Join an active community of veteran and novice beekeepers and listen to talks from a variety of experts.

Meetings are held at 7PM on the second Wednesday of every month and are open to the public.

Spring/Summer Location:
Steppingstone Farm Museum in Havre de Grace
461 Quaker Bottom Rd. Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Link to Farm Museum directions

Fall/Winter Location:
Fallston United Methodist Church, 1509 Fallston Rd. Fallston, MD 21047
Link to Directions

Upcoming meetings | Past meetings

Next meeting September 13, 2017 7PM

Location: Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd, Havre de Grace, MD 21078 (Studio building at the end of the parking lot)


Apiary hive check at 5:30PM

This month's speaker is Lloyd Snyder, who will discuss preparing hives for winter.

Upcoming Meetings

October 11, 2017Larry Truchon
November 8, 2017Panel discussion: Closing the hive up.
December 13, 2017Holiday party!
March 14, 2018Samuel Ramsey

Past Meetings (with links to notes, when available)

May 11, 2016 Dave Papke Learning From Experience—What 40 years of Beekeeping Has Taught Me (YouTube link)
June 8, 2016 Club members Q&A with a panel of beekeeping experts, plus a hive check at the Club Apiary, at Steppingstone Farm Museum
July 13, 2016 Club members Show and Tell: tools, devices, inventions, or widgets that will make your beekeeping easier and more productive!
September 14, 2016 Lloyd Snyder Fall management
October 12, 2016 Vincent Aloyo, Ph.D. Pheromones: Communication and control elements within a colony
November 9, 2016 Joe Lewis Sustainable Beekeeping through Nucleus Colonies
January 11, 2017 Susan Myers Landscaping for a New Wild
February 8, 2017 Luke Goembel Ingenious Beekeeping
March 9, 2017 Dr. Dewey Caron "Good News" (for beekeepers)
April 12, 2017 Larry Truchon Raising local queens, overwintering nucs, keeping his apiary self-sustainable, and the Honey Bee Health Coalition.
May 10, 2017 Cybil Preston State of Affairs and Inspection Program
June 14, 2017 Stefano Briguglio Small cell beekeeping
July 12, 2017 Panel Discussion with SBA beekeepers Mandee, Brad and Jeff