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February Guild Meeting

Our first regular Guild Meeting of the new year is tomorrow (Wednesday) night. Ian Coulson will be talking about emergency feeding options and will show how he makes fondant – very timely as the girls are eating more than they are finding up here in the San Lorenzo Valley. See you there!

Monthly Guild Meeting is Tonight

Our October Guild meeting is this evening! We have a special guest speaker, Kate Stanyer of R&K Honey Bee Studio. She’ll be talking about candlemaking. The details are on the event page here:

November 2017 Guild Meeting

See you tonight!

Monthly Guild Meeting Wedesday

Our monthly meeting is Wednesday evening. Come by and hear about winter preparations – it’s almost time! Also, if you have honey to share, please bring a pint or two to share with the El Rio Mobile Home Park residents, who graciously let us use their meeting room for free every month. Penny will take your honey and re-bottle it before the holidays as gifts.

September Guild Meeting tonight

Our regular guild meeting is tonight. Marja will lead us, with the usual topics. Our scheduled speaker backed out, so we’ll have more time for discussion, questions, and answers. See you there!

August Guild Meeting

Our August Guild Meeting is tonight! Marja will be talking about Fall/Winter preparations and hive management. It’s time to start thinking about winter!



July Guild Meeting Tonight!

Our July Guild Meeting is tonight! In addition to our regular topics, we’ll be discussing different methods of harvesting honey. See you there!

June 2017 Guild Meeting Tomorrow

Our June Guild meeting is tomorrow. Emily will be giving us information on Integrated Pest Management (IPM), and we’ll also have our usual discussions about how our hives are doing and what to expect over the next month. Come tell us how your bees are doing after our wet winter! See you there…


May 2017 Guild Meeting is today!

Our monthly Guild meeting is this evening. Come by to tell us how your bees are doing! We’ll have special guest speaker Aiden Wing from Wings of Nature Bees talking about queen rearing. See you there!

April Guild Meeting

The April 2017 Guild Meeting is tomorow starting at 6:30 PM. We’ll be doing a package installation demonstration for new beekeepers at 6:30, so if you’ve never installed bees into a hive, this is the demo for you. Dianah Phillips will also be discussing Top Bar hives. See you there!

March Guild Meeting is this evening!

The March 2017 Guild Meeting is this evening starting at 6:30 PM. In addition to our regular topics, Karla will be talking about capturing swarms and how to do splits. See you there!