Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Come join us for an outstanding educational event hosted by the Norfolk County Beekeepers Association at the VFW Hall, 123 Holliston Street, Medway, MA. 02053.


Dr. Larry Connor: Entomologist, and author of a series of beekeeping books: Increase Essentials, Bee Sex Essentials, Queen Rearing Essentials and most recently Keeping Bees Alive. He is currently working on his newest book, Package Bee Essentials. Larry will talk about The Essential Nuc and Keeping Bees Alive.

Steve Repasky: Master Beekeeper, consultant, author of “Swarm Essentials”, and owner of Meadow Sweet Apiaries. Steve will talk about Swarm Biology & Ecology and Swarm Management.

EAS THEME CONTEST: The Massachusetts Beekeepers Association is holding a contest to determine the theme for the upcoming Eastern Apicultural Society conference being held in MA in July 2021.  Please submit all your  ideas to by November 4th.  The winning theme will be announced at the MBA fall meeting on November 16th.

HONEY AND COOKING CONTESTS: No experience necessary. Beekeepers are welcomed and encouraged to submit cooking and honey samples from their 2019 honey harvest for this year’s honey and cooking contests. Contest Rules and tips for the Cooking Show and the Honey Show are posted on the Mass Bee web site.

FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER AND FALL MEETING LUNCH OPTIONS: Please note Friday night dinner and/or lunch at the Saturday event MUST be reserved by November 6th. Lunches will not be available for purchase at the event.


All attendees must be current Mass Bee members or current high school students. If you are not currently a member or student, you can join online or pay for membership at the door ($15 for individual, $25 for family and $50 for organization.) Payments by credit card are accepted on our web site via Mass Bee’s online membership form here