Helping Your Hives Thrive and Grow – May 2022

You've installed your bees and things are starting to happen in the hives, what's next? Join our two-part class and find out everything you need to know about helping your hives thrive and grow! This course is designed with mid-year maintenance in mind to help beekeepers keep their hives healthy. Learn about the nutritional requirements … Continue reading Helping Your Hives Thrive and Grow – May 2022

Becoming a Beekeeper – Free Class!

Ever wondered how to become a beekeeper?Join our online class and find out what you need to get started! No prior experience necessary, this course is designed to help anyone considering caring for their own bees.We will explain the necessary tools, hive components, and safety gear. You will learn the difference between starting your colony … Continue reading Becoming a Beekeeper – Free Class!

Club Night Oct 2021: Preparing your hives for winter

With October upon us, this month's club meeting included a presentation by our Education Committee to start thinking about preparing our hives for the winter months ahead. Great Q+A session afterwards, as well as a tempting thought to join our potluck later this month! These meetings are open to GBA members and one-time visitors. If … Continue reading Club Night Oct 2021: Preparing your hives for winter

Club Night Sept 2021: Fall issues in California

In our online education series, our Education Committee experts cover a variety of topics important for the hobby beekeeper. As a hot summer draws to a close, we took a closer look at some of the most pressing issues beekeepers face in this part of California, ranging from drought and threat of fire to predators, … Continue reading Club Night Sept 2021: Fall issues in California

Club Night: Mid-year member hive maintenance

In our current online education series, we have covered a series of topics important for the hobby beekeeper. Our subject this month continues the theme of mid-year hive maintenance and follows on the heels of our two-part class. This evening, our Education Committee, led by Master Beekeepers, Sara Cutrignelli and Arthur Kubogamell, share the inspection … Continue reading Club Night: Mid-year member hive maintenance

Help Your Hives Thrive and Grow (2021)

Held earlier in June 2021, our "Beekeeping Mid-year Maintenance" class continued the recent GBA two-part series to support experienced and brand new beekeepers succeed in our communities. The online portion focused on sharing insights and tips on growing your hive including nutritional requirements and how to protect your bees in our setting. We can't speak … Continue reading Help Your Hives Thrive and Grow (2021)

Club Night: Preparing your hive for honey

In our current online education series, we have covered a series of topics important for the hobby beekeeper. This evening, our Education Committee Directors and Master Beekeepers, Sara Cutrignelli and Arthur Kubogamell, feature in a special video presentation created especially for GBA by Jamie Haskell: How do you know when your hive is ready to … Continue reading Club Night: Preparing your hive for honey