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
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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

MHBA Zoom webinar-TBA

June 2, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please refer to your most recent MHBA newsletter on how to access our Zoom webinars

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June In-Hive Demonstration

June 9, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
U of M Demo Hives · 1634 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul, MN

Due to Covid-19 this and all future Hive Demonstrations will not be held until further notice

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June Member Meeting

June 9, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker:  TBD Description: TBD Also: Youth Scholarship students share their first beekeeping experiences of the season.

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July In-Hive Demonstration

July 14, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
U of M Demo Hives · 1634 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul, MN

Due to Covid-19 this and all future Hive Demonstrations will not be held until further notice

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July Member Meeting

July 14, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

“The Pollinators” film will be shown remotely to our membership on Vimeo. The film will be followed by an 8:45pm panelist discussion on Zoom Please refer to your July newsletter…

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Family Potluck Picnic

August 11, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1271 Underwood St
Falcon Heights, MN 55108

This event is a great family event (rain or shine) and an opportunity to socialize with fellow members. Bring something to grill and a dish to share. There will be…

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