The Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association (OBBA) is a collective of commercial and avocational beekeepers from across Central Florida. The club strives to mentor novices and to serve as a resource for experienced beekeepers.
In addition, OBBA seeks to educate the public about the importance of bees and beekeeping.
Throughout the year, OBBA conducts interactive workshops in its apiary and brings in expert speakers for monthly club meetings. Also, OBBA attends and hosts educational events throughout Central Florida.
Motto: Creating beekeepers for life
Our Mission: To educate, mentor, assist, inspire, support and promote beekeeping in the state of Florida and beyond.
Our October meeting is scheduled for Thursday October 19th, 2017, at 7 p.m. At the Orange County Extension Office, 6021 South Conway Road, Orlando, FL 32812.
President Susannah Austin and vice president Jason Deeringer will present a program regarding fall treatments and winterizing your bees. Anybody with questions about pests and their treatments be sure to be at this meeting!
In addition, the national honey Queen has been rescheduled to be here November 14th through 17. If you would like for her to attend your child's School, your Garden Club, your Civic organizations such as rotary or any other group she has a pretty open schedule right now. Contact Susannah Austin by email and she can talk to you about scheduling the American Honey Queen.
We will have a workshop on Saturday October 21st at 9 a.m. In the OBBA apiary. PROTECTIVE CLOTHING MUST BE WORN! If you have any questions as to what you should or should not wear please contact us via messenger on Facebook.
See you at the meeting
Membership is $15 per household. Although additional contributions are always welcome.
Free meetings, free work workshop, use of extractor.
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