Orillia Fair The Huronia Beekeepers Association ran a booth at the Orillia Fair this past weekend. Many members also entered their honey and beeswax in the fair. Hive Lift Allan Sinton contributed this photo of his hive lift and rail…
We had our 20th annual BBQ at the Toth’s in August. Pork, corn and everyone’s potluck contributions were on the menu, followed by an auction to raise funds for the club. Thanks to the Toth’s for hosting!
We had our annual field day on June 14th with guest Alison Van Alten discussing queen rearing. Thanks again to Peter for hosting.
Peter and John raise the HBA flag with Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehmann in honour of Day of the Honeybee. You can see more photos of our Day of the Honeybee support at the Barrie Farmers Market here
If you are looking for queens or nucs for this year, it is a good idea to order early. You can find information on queen and nuc producers on our Bees, Queens and Nuc’s page here.
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How many red flags do we need to see?
Today marks the launch or our Adopt-a-bee program. Today beekeeping is as challenging as it has every been. Pesticides, parasites and less and less forage are all contributing to higher winter losses and fewer pollinators. We often get asked “How…
BJ McCabe has done a great job of putting together our very own recipe book. You can view or download it here
An Open Letter to Premier Wynne – we must act now