The package bees are at the Kutztown location a little early! If you planned to pick them up there today (Friday), you can arrive between 4:30 and 8:00 PM. The rest of the schedule remains the same.
April 10/11 delivery date: per our original order form, here is the schedule for you if you are on the April 10/11 delivery list. You should have received an email with this information on March 26th.
Weather permitting, we are expecting to arrive back in PA with the bees on Friday, April 10th.
The first opportunity to pick up your bees will be at the shop at Meadow View Beekeeping, 25 Dunkels
Church Rd., Kutztown, on that Friday evening between 6-8 PM. The second opportunity will be on
Saturday, April 11th at the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Apiary which is located on the grounds of
Lehigh-Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Dr. (off Rt. 309), Schnecksville, PA (see campus map here) from 9-11 AM. The last stop will be the Bethel, PA area, if needed, on Saturday April 11th from 2-3 PM.
BETHEL AREA PICKUP LOCATION
We will be distributing the package bees at Keeney & Ziegler Apiaries, 9351 Old Rt. 22, Bethel, PA. Please look for my maroon Chevy Colorado at the warehouse door. Don't enter the buildings while you wait, please.
Hiving Demonstrations: We will be conducting hiving demonstrations at the Meadow View Beekeeping shop on Friday night (at 7 PM-ish) and at the club apiary on Saturday (one at 10 AM and one at 11 AM). You are welcome to come and watch a package of bees being installed in a hive. Please bring your veil and gloves...
Nucs (medium and deep frame) are still available from Dennis Schuelkens at Crisscross Road Bee Yard in Fleetwood.
Call Dennis at 610-216-8522 for the details.
2015 LVBA "Introduction to Beekeeping Class"
The 2015 class has concluded for the year. We had over 70 people in attendance....thank you to all those who attended or helped put the class on.
We will be planning this class again for spring, 2016. Good luck with your beekeeping this year!
Contact Blaine Holden, course coordinator, for more information at:
610-767-0306 or firstname.lastname@example.org