Update on Covid-19: With the limitations brought by Covid-19 Franklin County Beekeepers Association will be hosting virtual monthly beekeeping meetings. Joint virtual meetings with the New England Beekeepers Coalition are being developed. We will keep you informed.

Mass Bee Field Day

Improve your beekeeping skills!

 

Field Day is a fun-filled, outdoor learning session held at the 70-acre UMass Agricultural Learning Center “Living Classroom” in Amherst. Hands-on educational sessions covering topics for beginning, immediate and expert beekeepers. Major bee equipment suppliers such as Betterbee, Dadant, and Mann Lake exhibit as well as local vendors and artisans.

 Franklin County Beekeepers Association has been the host of the Massachusetts Beekeepers Association’s annual Field Day since its inception in 2006.

 

2022 Mass Bee Field Day
The Massachusetts Beekeepers Association is holding our annual FIELD DAY on Saturday, June 11, 2022. The event is hosted by Franklin County Beekeepers Association.  The event is free and open to all.

We are returning to   THE UMASS AGRICULTURAL LEARNING CENTER on 911 NORTH PLEASANT STREET AMHERST, MA.  Follow the Yellow Bee Signs!!

The AGRICULTURAL CENTER is a 70-acre “Living Classroom” located on the UMASS Amherst campus. The facility hosts the State’s (MDAR) and UMASS research Apiaries and features Fruit / Vegetable, Vineyard, Landscaping designs, and Pollination Gardens. We ask that ALL bring your veil for protection. Free Parking on site.

Place your orders with your favorite vendor and enjoy FREE SHIPPING. Better Bee, Mann Lake, and Dadant will be exhibiting as well as local vendors and artists will exhibit in the open area located adjacent to the main tent where everyone meets. Morning Coffee / Muffins and a Catered Barbeque lunch will be available.  Please pre-register for Lunch on the Mass Bee website. 

Mass Bee Field Day is FREE to All

  • Registration begins at 8:30
  • Welcome Announcements 9:00 -- 9:30 am
  • First Session 9:45  -- 10:45 am     Second Session 11:00  -- 12:00 pm
  • LUNCH   12:00 – 1:30 pm
  • Smoker Contest
  • Win Great Vendor Prizes in Our Raffle
  • Third Session   1:30 – 2:30 pm      Fourth Session 2:45 – 3:45 pm

If you are interested in presenting please contact Dan Conlon of Warm Color Apiary.  (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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