If you’re thinking about keeping bees or would like to learn more about what’s involved, you’re welcome to get in touch or come along to any of our events.
When you become a member, you will automatically become a member of the British Beekeepers Association and the Hertfordshire Beekeepers Association. Together these bring the following benefits..
◾Membership of the BBKA and an excellent monthly magazine.
◾Bee Disease Insurance.
◾Public Liability Insurance.
◾Entry on to the swarm list if you need bees and are suitably trained.
◾Keep your bees at an association apiary.
◾Free information available at indoor and outdoor meetings. —Find out how other beekeepers do it!
◾Lectures and demonstrations throughout the winter months.
◾Visits to Members’ Apiaries through the summer, —See how other beekeepers do it!!!.
◾Hire a hive before comitting to buying your own.
◾Loan equipment such ass honey extractors.
◾BBKA module assessment advice, tutoring and examination.
◾And possibly most important, the company of fellow beekeepers’ offering an opportunity to swap knowledge, experiences, ideas and inevitably tea and cake.