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A honey bee with pollen saddles.
A grant that will help fund a new community educational apiary to promote honey bee stewardship […]
Burton Beasley
Do probiotics have any measurable gut benefits for honeybees?  Burton Beasley, a Master Craftsman Beekeeper, will talk […]
Dr. Greg Hunt
Dr. Greg Hunt, a retired Purdue University professor and a pioneer in honey bee genetics, will speak to the Toe Cane Beekeepers Association monthly meeting
Brandon Simmons
Brandon Simmons, owner of Foothills Farm & Apiary, will speak to the Toe Cane Beekeepers Association […]
Students at the TCBA Bee Basics school gather around as an instructor shows them how to inspect a hive.
If you are thinking about raising honey bees this year, attend the Toe Cane Beekeepers Association’s one-day, hands-on Bee Basics for Beginning Beekeepers class.
Ed Speer or Sweet Betsy Farm in Marion, NC
Ed Speer will present some interesting and sometimes surprising findings about our local honey content and color on Tuesday, Feb 27.
Dear TCBA Members and Friends, On behalf of the newly elected board, I am pleased to […]
From left to right: President Dave Reeder, Vice President Tammy Hardy, Secretary Martine Miller and Treasurer Brian Brumbaugh
The Toe Cane Beekeepers Association (TCBA), serving Mitchell, Avery and Yancey counties, has elected a new slate of officers to serve for 2024.
Honeybee on a white flower
The October 24 meeting of the Toe Cane Beekeepers Association’s will kick off with a potluck […]