Haldimand Norfolk Beekeepers Association

Thank you for visiting our site!

 

Please check in often for updates!

 

We've had a new email address and Facebook page since 2018 to try to keep everyone connected.

Please contact us either way for information on swarms, pollination, educational presentations, questions, concerns, etc.

You may also try contacting some of our members.

 

Moodie Bees

troykelly@live.com

moodie.bees

https://www.facebook.com/MoodieBeesApiaries?mibextid=ZbWKwL

Text Kelly 519-909-8418

Text Troy 519-909-8092

 

 

OUR OFFICIAL EXECUTIVE

 

Kelly Bowers-Moodie-Queen Bee (President)

 

John Van Blyderveen -Treasurer

 

Kelly too....ugh lol-Secretary

 

Our next meeting is on Monday, December 11th at the Junior Farmers Building #1 at the Norfolk County Fairgrounds located at 172 South Drive Simcoe, Ontario

7:30pm-9:30pm

 

"JOHNNY ON THE SPOT"

 

featuring John Van Blyderveen, long time beekeeper.

 

He will give us the scoop on the poop in the bee world.

 

 

Our biggest event of the year is in October.

 

Our educational booth will be at the Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show.

 

Come see an enclosed live hive at work and find the queen bee.

 

Learn from local beekeepers.

 

Get your yummy honey sticks, local honey, bee pollen and beeswax products.

 

LOOK FOR US UNDER THE GRANDSTANDS!

 

We look forward to seeing you there.

 

Everyone is welcome.  If you have never attended before and plan to attend please email

 

hnbees@yahoo.com

 

This way we can assure appropriate seating.

 

*Note that any (Norfolk County Fair) volunteer that volunteers for set up, tear down, or 3 shifts of 3-4 hours during the duration of the Fair will receive a badge that covers free admission and parking for the entirety of the Fair...Plus a $10 meal voucher per shift to use at the food vendors on the premises.

 

Any member can sell their honey and beeswax products provided they volunteer for at least 2 shifts

or helps with set up and/or tear down of the display.  Many hands make for light work!

20% of your sales will be donated back to the association to offset costs of our Sponsorship spot in the southeast corner, under the Grandstands.

 

Future Monday Meeting Dates 2023

December 11

Please check in often for updates

 

Meetings are held on the second Monday ,each month at 7:30 pm-9:30 pm in the

Junior Farmers Building #1

(Norfolk County Fairgrounds)

172 South Drive

Simcoe, ON

N3Y 1G6

Doors open at 7:15 pm

 

Protect the Bees

 

We want to help get the bee populations back up after a devastating loss period.  Our members are dedicated to supporting the industry through communication.  We are available to help you with any question or issue you may have that involves bees.

 

Join Us Today

 

We welcome new members to our association.  All you have to do is come to our next meeting and sign up.  There is a $10 yearly membership fee of $10 per person or $15 per couple, if you want voting privileges.  We welcome you to show up and take part!

 

Swarm Advice and Services

 

The bees are looking for a new home.  

Take a picture of the swarm.

Keep calm, move slowly and they will not bother you.

Contact us at hnbees@yahoo.com  

 

WE ONLY WORK WITH HONEY BEES

 

Learn Beekeeping

 

We offer both formal and informal beekeeping education.  You can visit an apiary (bee yard) to safely experience the joys of beekeeping and you can sign up for a number of courses approved by our organization and the Ontario Beekeeping Association at ontariobee.com 

 

 

Courses

 

The OBA has great courses in our area.

 

Introduction and Basic Beekeeping

Integrated Pest Management

 

CALL MELONIE AT THE OBA TECH TRANSFER TEAM

519-836-3609

 

ONTARIO BEE ASSOCIATION 

ontariobee.com

 

School, Libraries, and Groups

 

An Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping has been created by some of our experts.

In the presentation you will learn about the roles of a honey bee, the honey making process and see some equipment used for everyday beekeeping.  You can even ask real local beekeepers all about your bee questions.

 

If interested, check for available dates, and book your session.

 

Dates booked for bee presentations are available for anyone to attend.  Contact group to register.

 

 

GET YOUR HALDIMAND NORFOLK BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION "BEE FOLK" HAT FOR $30....COOL BEE PINS NOT INCLUDED ;)

SMALL BEE SWARM CLUSTER

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