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Resources for Beekeepers

How to Get Started

If you are interested in keeping bees, visit ourĀ FAQ and come to a meeting!

Responsible Beekeeping

The Guild promotes responsible beekeeping practices. As beekeepers, we have a an obligationĀ to the bees and to our communities. Before deciding to keep bees, please review our Guidelines for Responsible Beekeeping.


Part of keeping bees is to educate yourself about your charges. Check out our booklist – many of our members have found these helpful and informative.


The web is also a great resource for information. Our list of websites can get you started.


You’ll need equipment to get started. Here is a list of local and national equipment suppliers.