Whether you're a beekeeper, bee enthusiast or just curious, the MHBA has plenty to offer.

Our community seeks to encourage sound beekeeping practices in the Upper Midwest. Learn more about us and our commitment to educate others about the practice of beekeeping and its benefits.

Join our online community of nearly 500 members to exchange knowledge and experience.

Want to become a beekeeper?
Beekeeper

Now is an excellent time to sign up for a class. Learn now and start beekeeping this spring.

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How you can help honey bees
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  • Eliminate garden pesticides
  • Plant flowers that bees like
  • Provide bee habitat
  • Let garden vegetables flower
  • Support local beekeepers
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If you see a swarm of bees
swarm of bees on tree

Don’t panic. Call 651-436-7915. Swarming honey bees do not want to hurt you. They’re just on their way to a new home. If you think they are honey bees, we can help.

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Youth Beekeeper Scholarship
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The scholarship is an excellent way to introduce beekeeping to an interested young person between the ages of 12 and 17.

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Upcoming Events

Member Meeting

March 12, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1991 Upper Buford Cir
St. Paul, MN 55108

Our membership meeting will feature Albert Robertson, who will be speaking about Saskatraz queen breeding.

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Member Meeting

April 9, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1991 Upper Buford Cir
St. Paul, MN 55108

The April membership meeting will feature Larry Hofman from the Hofman Historical Apiary in Janesville, MN. The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016 for…

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Member Meeting – May Splits Demo and Pizza Party

May 14, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1635 Gortner Avenue
St Paul, MN 55113
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Member Meeting

June 11, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1991 Upper Buford Cir
St. Paul, MN 55108
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Member Meeting

July 9, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1991 Upper Buford Cir
St. Paul, MN 55108
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MHBA Annual Picnic – time TBD

August 13, 12:00 am
1271 Underwood Street
Falcon Heights, MN 55108
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