Monthly Archives: August 2013

September 3 Meeting – Winter Preparation, Extracting Honey

7:00-7:30 Beginners session: Winter preparation 2, Q&A (Patti Loesche, Ken Reid) Continuing last month’s discussion of planning for overwintering. 7:30-8:00 Tea and announcements 8:00-9:00 Extracting honey (Bob Combs) Meetings are 7:00-9:00 pm on the first Tuesday of each month at … Continue reading

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Local Honey Sales at Mt. Si Festival

SVB will be selling raw local honey produced by hives from club members at the Festival at Mt. Si this coming weekend (Fri 8/9 – Sun 8/11). Come find our booth,  get some local honey, and watch our bees at … Continue reading

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August 6 Meeting – Winter Preparation, Backyard Beekeeping

7:00-7:30 Beginners session: Winter preparation, Q&A (Charles Schaffer) As we are entering the last nectar flow of the season (knotweed), it’s time to discuss preparing the colonies for winter. Discussion will include the factors at play in the colony itself … Continue reading

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