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

Hive Demo

July 9, 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
1635 Gortner Avenue
St Paul, MN 55113
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Member Meeting

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

Member Quintin Holmberg will speak about his winter prep pattern. We will also review how to use the USDA Lab Kit.

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MHBA Annual Picnic – 6:00 PM

August 13, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
1271 Underwood Street
Falcon Heights, MN 55108
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Hive Demo

September 10, 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
1635 Gortner Avenue
St Paul, MN 55113
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Member Meeting

September 10, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1991 Upper Buford Cir
St. Paul, MN 55108

Trevor Bawden – Bee Exchange – The Northern Bee Network is an online directory of individuals selling honey bee queens and nucs. It is free for producers, and all beekeepers.

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Hive Demo

October 8, 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
1635 Gortner Avenue
St Paul, MN 55113
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