logo

WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE KNOX COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION!

Home About Us Calendar Photos Articles Links Bee Commerce News Forums Contact

Meeting Location:

All regular scheduled meetings will be held at the following location:

NEW HARVEST PARK COMMUNITY CENTER
4775 NEW HARVEST LANE
KNOXVILLE, TN 37918

Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
Adult yearly membership dues are $10.00 and youth (under 18) membership dues are $5.00
Guests and Visitors are always welcome.

(OFF SITE LINK press the back arrow to return) Map / Directions


If you have a Swarm of Bees you need removed please visit the Bee Commerce section.


Club News "All the news thats fit to print"

Planning Meeting, January 5, 2015
7:00 PM

For Officers to plan next years programs, ALL are welcome.


Christmas Dinner, December 1, 2014
(Pot luck and Fellowship Time)

MEETING TIME CHANGE

6:00 PM

Speaker:
: Instilation of 2015 Officers
: KCBA will provide ham and turkey, bring a side and/or desert dish, and a door prize (it does not have to be bee related)


Regular Meeting, November 3, 2014

MEETING LOCATION CHANGE

First United Methodist Church,
3316 Kingston Pike, Knoxville TN 37917

(OFF SITE LINK press the back arrow to return) Map / Directions

Speaker:
: How to do a presentation
: TBA Conference report
: Election of 2015 officers


Regular Meeting, October 6, 2014

Speaker:
: Movie OR Documentary night


Blue Ribbon Country Fair, September 27, 2014
Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, Townsend, TN
Tennessee Valley Fair, September 5 through 14, 2014
Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, TN
Regular Meeting, September 1, 2014

Speaker:
Joel Parton: fall management, winterizing BEES, recognizing a healthy OR troubled hive

Demonstration:
: How to repair hive equipment & helpful gadgets and gizmos


Motels for Tennessee Beekeepers Association – Fall Conference
October 10-11, 2014 in Cookeville, TN


(press the back arrow to return)Motels


PICNIC, August 4, 2014

Dinner at 6:00 PM
At the Washington Presbyterian Church (PAVILION)
PAVILION is across Washington Pike From Church
Church Address: 7405 Washington Pike, Corryton, TN

(OFF SITE LINK press the back arrow to return) Map / Directions (TO CHURCH)



Regular Meeting, July 7, 2014

Speaker:
Dale Hinkle: How to Make Honey - Start NOW

Demonstration:
A. C. Mann & Shirley DeBusk: Greasing a honey extractor


Coley and Judy O'Dell (865-984-5393)
Have a Walter T. Kelley, 2 frame, stainless steel, reversible, extractor (any size of frames - shallow, medium, or deep) for sale for $450.


Regular Meeting, June 2, 2014

Speaker:
Charlie Parton: Building a Honey House / Honey House Requirements in TN
Shirley DeBusk: Bottling and Labling requirements in TN
Harry Bowie: Preparing honey and wax for compition and sale


Regular Meeting, May 5, 2014

MEETING LOCATION CHANGE

First United Methodist Church,
3316 Kingston Pike, Knoxville TN 37917

(OFF SITE LINK press the back arrow to return) Map / Directions

Speaker:
Hal Pepper: TN sales tax concerning honey/hive products, Business planning.
Jeff Greenwood: Opening and working in a hive, what to look for, let the BEES work.
FAIR announcement


Regular Meeting, April 7, 2014

Speaker:
Michael Wilson: Catching swarms and Making Nucs

Demonstration:
Judy O'dell: Making Lotion Bars


March 11, 2014 Forums are back online

Those previously registered will need to re register
2 new polls


March 10, 2014 Forums are offline

Upgrading programming language (php)
Upgrading phpBB


Short Course Day 2, March 5, 2014

Demonstrations / Exhibits


Short Course Day 1, March 3, 2014

Speakers:
Lynda Rizzardi: What you need to start / Getting to know BEES
A. C. Mann: Beekeeping Basics, Protective Equipment, Safety, Acquiring Bees
Jim Snyder: Setting up an Apiary location,feeding, water sourse, communicate w/neighbors
Ricky Bailey: Products of the hive


Regular Meeting, February 3, 2014

Speakers:
Stephanie Tarwater: Queens, Queen Rearing,Queen Management
Howard Kerr: The Importance of drones

Demonstratons:
Marjorie Ford: Making Splits for more hives


Planning Meeting, January 6, 2014

Due to ice, snow, and sub zero temps, the meeting was cancled


If you would like to talk with a beekeeper, check out our Forums section.


Why buy local honey directly from beekeepers? Just read this article for the answer:
(OFF SITE LINK press the back arrow to return) Food Safety News- Tests Show Most Store Honey Isn't Honey.

Home About Us Calendar Photos Articles Links Bee Commerce News Forums Contact

Copyright © 2014, Knox County Beekeepers Association
GMT
E-mail: Webmaster
kcbaoftn@usit.net