Monthly meeting of the Local Bee Initiative at Manor Grill in San Leandro. Food and drink available. Take a hard left when you enter the restaurant.
September is our annual picnic! We have a lot to celebrate as a club. Come out to Jim’s wonderful ranch and enjoy fantastic food, camaraderie and bee chat! Jerry will be grilling up his famous Teriyaki Chicken and Sue will fix Cherry Chipotle baby back ribs and Tofu steaks. We'll also have honey tastings and a sell/swap table.
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This month, we'll have a panel discussion about preparing your bees for fall and winter. You’ll get advice from experienced members Sue Donahue, Catherine Edwards, Joan Houston, Andre Kruglikov and Alan Pryor. Bring your questions and ask the experts!
Join Sung Lee for a mite treatment demonstration at the club apiary! Sung has over 80 hives and also manages many clients' hives. He has not lost a single hive by mites in the past three years since he implemented his own I.P.M. (integrated pest management). Sung says “bring your …
Join us in-person for a video presentation by Michael Palmer, “Sustainability through Vertical Beekeeping”. Michael has kept bees for nearly 50 years. He currently resides in St. Albans Vt. where his operation produces honey and bee colonies. About 25 years ago when raising queens, he had an epiphany. He will share his insights with us at the meeting.
Note the early start time of 6:45 PM.