We hold meetings on the first Tuesday of each month September through May at the Mabel I. Wilson School, 353 Tuttle Road, Cumberland beginning at 7:00 pm. Meetings are open to club members and guests. Each meeting features a program of interest to beekeepers.
2016 confirmed programs:
January 5: Group Queen Rearing Project, Phil Gaven, Master Beekeeper and proprietor of The Honey Exchange.
February 2: Spring Management for newbies and the rest of us with a panel of our own Master Beekeepers.
March 1: Buckfast Queens and his 62 years of Beekeeping, Linwood Swett
April 5: “What the Heck is This?”, Tony Jadczak, State Bee Inspector will present a hands-on exercise in identifying various bee-related items and issues. There will be prizes, so bring your thinking cap and come prepared to learn!
May 3: Mead, Ben Alexander, owner of Maine Mead Works will give a tour of the Meadery and discuss the process of making mead. ***NOTE LOCATION CHANGE: This meeting will take place at Maine Mead Works, 51 Washington Ave, Portland