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Forsyth County Beekeepers Association

Upcoming events

    • 08/18/2018
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Fourth of July Park, 702 W. Mountain St. Kernersville, NC 27284

    FCBA at the Kernersville Honeybee Festival at the Fourth of July Park on W. Mountain Street in Kernersville - We will have observation hives and will talk about bees and beekeeping.  Members will also have local honey for sale.  We will be at tent sites #81 and #82.    This is a free, rain-or-shine festival of concerts, crafts, foods, and kids' activities.  Join us in celebrating the honey bee!

     

    • 09/01/2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 1450 Fairchild Rd. Winston-Salem, NC 27105

    Forsyth County Beekeepers Association September MeetingThe Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Building

    Potluck Dinner: 5:30 pm
    Meeting: 6:30 pm
    Presentation: 7:00 pm  and Honey Contest compare your honey with fellow members traditional and black jar (Details TBA)

    Our Speaker will be James Wilkes who will be speaking on Hives Tracks and How to Use the Program

     

    Hive Tracks is beekeeping software created by beekeepers for beekeepers with the goal of improving the quality and experience of beekeeping for everyone. It is a web application, which simply means you can access the Hive Tracks software through a web address, hivetracks.com, using any internet enabled device including smart phones and tablets

    BIO: James Wilkes is Co founder of Hives tracks. He is Professor and Chair of Computer Science at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, where I have been teaching for 23 years and I have a PhD in computer science. My wife and eight children and I live in Creston, NC, which is very close to Boone, on Faith Mountain Farm. We are sideliner beekeepers as part of our farm business with about a 100 hives, although we had about 40 hives when Hive Tracks was born on a snowy afternoon in late February 2009. His cofounder of Hive Tracts is Mark Henson is a professional software engineer. Today their program is used internationally. 

     

     

    • 09/29/2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Historic Bethania, 5393 Ham Horton Lane, Bethania, NC 27010

    FCBA at the Black Walnut Festival at Historic Bethania  - We will have  observation hives and will talk about bees, beekeeping, why bees are good for the community.  This free event has crafts, atisans, food, craft beer, and live music.  Join us to celebrate our connection to the landscape!  We will be located at the Bethania Bee City tent site.

     

    • 10/06/2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 1450 Fairchild Rd. Winston-Salem, NC 27105

    Forsyth County Beekeepers Association October MeetingThe Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Building
    Our Speaker will be: TBD

    Title: TBD


     

     

     

     

     

     

    Potluck Dinner: 5:30 pm
    Meeting: 6:30 pm
    Presentation: 7:00 pm 

      
    • 11/03/2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 1450 Fairchild Rd. Winston-Salem, NC 27105

    Forsyth County Beekeepers Association November MeetingThe Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Building

    Potluck Dinner: 5:30 pm     
    Meeting: 6:30 pm
    Presentation: 7:00 pm

    Speaker: Joe Milone  PHD Candidate at NC State

    Topic: TBA

     

     

     

      
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