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 over 400 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 Beekeeping 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

POLLI*NATION Festival

August 25, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
1401 Marshall Street NE
Minneapolis,MN55413United States

In-Hive Demonstration

September 10, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1634 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul,MN

September Member Meeting

September 10, 7:00 pm
St. Paul,MN55108

In-Hive Demonstration

October 8, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1634 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul,MN

October Member Meeting

October 8, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Paul,MN55108

November Member Meeting

November 12, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Paul,MN55108

Backyard Agriculture: Beekeeping Basics, Part 1 of 3

January 15, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
860 Cliff Road
Eagan,MN55123

Backyard Agriculture: Beekeeping Basics, Part 2 of 3

January 22, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
860 Cliff Road
Eagan,MN55123