Honey Tasting Contest

Honey Tasting Contest

We recently had a honey tasting contest at our meeting and had members vote for their favorite honey! It was a sweet time for all. Our winner was Ellen Gurganious with her amazing Bee Kind Honey! Ellen won the Golden Hive Tool Award and bragging rights! A close 2nd...
May 2021 NHCBA Meeting

May 2021 NHCBA Meeting

May 2021 NHCBA Meeting Honey Harvest Meeting! We held our first in person meeting since the covid shut down May 20th! Great to see everyone and have everyone paritcipate! We had a speacial guest from Retro Meadery share samples of their products and give us their...
Apps for Beekeepers

Apps for Beekeepers

App for Beekeepers Detect the Mite Load in Your Hives | Mapping Tool to Help Pesticide Spplicators and Beekeepers Communicate¬† By: The New Hanover County Beekeepers Assocation MiteCheck Download from the App Store   MiteCheck is an app for both beginning and...

A Short History of Beekeeping

As a way of introduction into this topic, many people have requested some information about the history of Beekeeping. As a former history teacher (many years ago), I decided to take a look at the topic. I have relied heavily on Eva Crane’s book TheArchaeology...