Friday, August 28, 2015

September 10th, 2015 Meeting Details

Our September meeting will feature long-time beekeeper Claude Hoard, who will speak about what he currently does year round to maintain a healthy and productive population of bees in our local area.  We will begin with a pot-luck dinner, followed by a brief business meeting, and will end with questions and answers after Claude’s presentation.  You are welcome to join us for any or all parts of the meeting that interest you.  

7:00 pm              Pot-Luck Dinner:  Please bring a dish to share.

7:35 pm              Business Meeting

8:00 pm              Presentation:  Year-Round Strategies for the Bennington County Beekeeper with Claude Hoard

Location:           The Crispe Room in the Vermont Veterans Home
                           325 North Street
                           Bennington VT 05201

For more information, please contact Julie Cassiday

at or 802-447-1194.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Thursday Sept 10th meeting preliminary itinerary

September Club meeting will be on Thursday, Sept.10 at 7 PM, at our usual location, the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington.  

Claude Hoard has agreed to offer a presentation about year round strategies.  Meeting will begin at 7 PM with a Potluck meal, followed by our business meeting at 7:35 and the presentation by Claude. 

Bring your questions and a dish to share for the potluck meal. 

August 6, 2015 meeting details - note time and location

August meeting on the 6th will begin at 5:30 and take place at 173 Pratt Road in Pownal, (home of Jeanne Davis)
open hive inspection followed by pot luck meal, then our business meeting and lastly, a discussion of seasonal hive management and safety.  

Bring safety clothes for the hive inspection and a dish to share for the pot luck meal.

August Meeting information

The Bennington County Beekeepers Club
August Meeting
Thursday 8/6/2015

Our August meeting will take place at the home and apiary of Club president Jeanne Davis, where we will begin with a hands-on hive examination and end with a pot-luck picnic.  You are welcome to join us for any or all parts of the meeting that interest you.  

5:30-6:30 pm  Hands-on Hive Examination:  Hive safety and assessment at the end of the harvest season.  Please be sure to bring safety gear (veil and gloves) if you plan to participate.

6:30 pm Business Meeting

7:00 pm Pot-Luck Picnic:  Please bring a dish to share.

7:30 pm Beekeeping Q & A:  Follow-up discussion and fall readiness.

Location: 173 Pratt Road, Pownal VT 05261, 802-823-7955
(For a map, go to:

For more information, please contact Julie Cassiday at or 802-447-1194.

Monday, March 16, 2015


APRIL 16, 2015

bring a dish to share
Meeting at the Crispe Room (rear entrance) at the VT Veterans Home, on North St. Bennington, VT.
Guest Speaker:  Ross Conrad, author of 'NATURAL BEEKEEPING' and owner of 
Dancing Bee Gardens. 

The meeting is open to public and those interested in beekeeping. 
for information contact Jacob Esh at 802-442-3418 or email at 

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Bennington County Beekeepers Club, Ltd. will host the winter meeting.

 Thursday, January 8, 2015

           VT. Vets Home, Crispe Room, 
rear entrance 

   Bennington, VT.

         Potluck meal 7 PM

            SPEAKER:   Mike Palmer

All are welcome, for information contact Jacob Esh
110 County St
Bennington, VT.