Events

Upcoming Events

Jan
15
The "Anchor Room" on the 1st floor
Jan 15th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mel Glad will present "Natural Approaches to treating Honeybees: Discussion of the positive effects of using natural fungus, mushrooms & other plants to treat threats to our honeybees".

Past Events

Oct
24
Ag Hall
Oct 24th - All Day
Hands-On Workshop - Winter Hive Prep Saturday, 10/24 (time TBD) Agricultural Hall, 245 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, MA Come learn how, and actually build, components to help your bees overwinter successfully.
Oct
17
Boston Nature Center, Mass Audubon
Oct 17th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Did you know that you can keep bees in your backyard? Even small urban yards (or roof tops) can play host to a hive of honey bees, and those who tend them can enjoy honey, beeswax, pollen and of course, the bees themselves. In this three-hour workshop, you will learn what it takes to keep a busy, productive hive of bees happy.
Oct
13
Tufts University - Granoff 155
Oct 13th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This first meeting of the "slow season" will bring an opportunity for beekeepers new and old to gather, discuss highlights from - as well as issues they dealt with over - the summer, and concerns/questions we have going into the winter.
Sep
27
Wright-Locke Farm
Sep 27th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ever want to keep honey bees, either for their delicious honey or simply the benefit of additional pollinators on your property? Learn the fundamentals of backyard honey bee care during this workshop hosted by experienced backyard beekeeper Joel Govostes.
Sep
27
Loring Greenough House
Sep 27th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
It’s Fair time! The Urban Agriculture Fair returns to the Loring Greenough House for another four hours of family fun and games, demonstrations, contests, and displays. Make apple cider (fresh and ‘hard’), watch bees tend their hive, pat a chicken, toss eggs, win prizes, and much more! And if you have garden goodies, kitchen concoctions, baked beauties, and other homemade/homegrown creations, enter them at the Judging Table for a chance to win swag, bragging rights, and ribbons (including the coveted “Pomme d’Or” gold ribbon)!
Sep
19
Boston Nature Center, Mass Audubon
Sep 19th 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
One of the greatest challenges to beekeeping in Massachusetts is getting colonies through the winter. Last year Eastern MA beekeepers lost over 50% of their colonies over the winter months; the bees (and beekeepers) need all the help they can get.
Sep
15
Tufts University Granoff Music Center, Room 155
Sep 15th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
One of the greatest challenges to beekeeping in Massachusetts is getting colonies through the winter. Last year Eastern MA beekeepers lost over 50% of their colonies over the winter months; the bees (and beekeepers) need all the help they can get. Come learn from a panel of experienced local beekeepers the techniques they have used and found to be successful for overwintering.
Sep
12
Boston Nature Center, Mass Audubon
Sep 12th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Harvest & process honey with us from comb to jar. This family-friendly workshop will involve a discussion of where honey comes from and its various uses in different cultures, while engaging participants in the process of extracting this liquid gold from the comb.
Aug
12
Tufts University Steve Tisch And Fitness Center
Aug 12th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a tour of the Tufts University bee research field site. Rachael Bonoan, Kelsey Graham and Nick Dorian are Tufts students researching bees in the Boston area. They are excited to take us on a tour of their apiaries and introduce us to the research they are conducting, including investigations on honey bee nutrition and brood development, bumble bee population dynamics and how an invasive bee (the wool carder bee) affects foraging behavior of a native bumble bee.
Jul
20
Winthrop Senior Center
Jul 20th 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Learn why bees are critical for food production, why they are dying and what you can do to help save them, while learning more about beekeeping in the Boston area.