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Follow The Honey
Dec 14th 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Enjoy an informal meeting with Author Dr. Noah Wilson-Rich whose book takes an incomparable look at this astounding diversity, blending an engaging narrative with practical, hands-on discussions of such topics as beekeeping and bee health. It explores our relationship with the bee over evolutionary time, delving into how it came to be, where it stands today, and what the future holds for humanity and bees alike.
Oct 21st 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Annie Silverman, a local beekeeper and artist who has a large body of work about bees, will be teaching a class "PRINT, WAX, POKE & STITCH". Some of you may have seen it in person at one of the BABA meetings this past year, as Annie was lovely enough to bring some of her beautiful pieces with her.
Follow The Honey
Oct 19th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Discussions about a natural gas pipeline is in the works out in the North Quabbin region of MA, where Follow The Honey's bee farm abides in protected forest, next to certified organic dairy Chase Hill Farm. Come hear information about the pipeline
Harvard University's Hoffman Lab
Oct 07th 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The October 2014 meeting of the Boston Area Beekeepers Association will be held at the Hoffman Lab at Harvard. Our guest speaker will be Heather Rose Mattila, a Knafel Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences and Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and Wellesley College.
Leicester Knights of Columbus Hall
Oct 04th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
All day Worcester County Beekeepers Conference in Leicester, MA. Speakers include Dr. Tom Rinderer and Dr. Tom Seeley
Sep 20th 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hive opening by Ken Warchol on preparing your hives for winter months.
Boston Nature Center
Sep 18th 7:00 pm - 8:30 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!
Bantam Cider Company
Sep 17th 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Celebrate the arrival of fall with cider, honey, and a book signing on Wed. Sept. 17th. In partnership with the Museum of Science there is going to be a bee-related event at the Bantam Cider Tap Room in Union Square, Somerville. Local bee expert and author Noah Wilson-Rich, PhD, and Alex Lu, PhD, will talk about the 20,000 species of bees that exist today, the causes of Colony Collapse Disorder, and the link between neonicotinoid pesticides, bee populations, and human health.
Sep 14th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beekeepers, start your smokers! Enter the smoker contest at the Urban Agriculture Fair for a chance to win a shiny new hive tool and bragging rights. Object of the contest; keep your smoker going longer than anyone else.
Harvard Book Store
Sep 12th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harvard Book Store and Follow the Honey welcome honey bee expert and founder of The Best Bees Company, Noah Wilson-Rich for a discussion of his book The Bee: A Natural History. Bees pollinate more than 130 fruit, vegetable, and seed crops that we rely on to survive. Bees are crucial to the reproduction and diversity of flowering plants, and the economic contributions of these irreplaceable insects measure in the tens of billions of dollars each year. Yet bees are dying at an alarming rate, threatening food supplies and ecosystems around the world. In this richly illustrated natural history of the bee, Noah Wilson-Rich and his team of bee experts provide a window into the vitally important role that bees play in the life of our planet.