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Overview

honeybees
Honeybees at work in the hive.
The Barnstable County Beekeepers Association (BCBA) is a 40+ year-old group of more than 300 honeybee enthusiasts from Cape cod and the surrounding area. The BCBA meets monthly to discuss topics relevant to beekeeping on Cape Cod. Topics include hive management, honeybee pests and diseases, swarm control, plants and pollination and extracting honey. In addition, the club runs a number of annual activities including a course on the Basics of Beekeeping and a display at the Barnstable County Fair and the Harvest Fest. Members of the BCBA range from beekeeping hobbiests with one or two hives to those who run beekeeping businesses with several hives. All members enjoy the following benefits:
  • Access to the club’s large library of videos and books on beekeeping in CLAMS
  • The opportunity to learn from established beekeepers’ experiences as well as those of state and regional bee associations subscriptions to the club’s monthly newsletter the chance to sell bee products at the fair.

To become a member, please complete the Membership Application and send it to:

BCBA
c/o Desilets
P.O. Box 808
East Sandwich, MA 02537

or contact one of the officers of the club.

We welcome your participation!

Are you interested in becoming a beekeeper?
Read this article: Beekeeping: A Hobby With Sweet Rewards
printed with permission of the employee owner's of Gardener's Supply

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