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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.
Dave
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.
Photo from left to right: Knox Petrucci and Aly Wisely with Heart’s Relief Apiary, Yancey Jones with Hawk Branch Honey, and Ed Geouge with Blue Rock Apiary
The Toe Cane Beekeepers Association congratulates the winners of its 8th Annual Mayland Black Jar Honey […]
Beekeeper Ashby Millr and his wife Cori.
Beekeeper Ashby Miller of Ashby Farms will talk to the Toe Cane Beekeepers Association about how he is developing “a better bee.”
The Toe Cane Beekeepers meeting on Tuesday, May 23, will feature a panel of experienced beekeepers who will take questions from attendees.