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Mite Bee Management

When the theories of atoms started, the thought of comparing the smallest parts of matter to the biggest seemed strange! But here we are - nucleus, sun and orbiting planets, electrons.  I say let’s look at the management of bees.  We'll look at one of the biggest...

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What’s Buzzing at the Bee Yard

What’s Buzzing at the Bee Yard

Today, looking inside, we were pleased to learn that while we have lost a few colonies, several colonies are alive and thriving. The most important thing I learned today was that winter bees do not have the same disposition as fall bees. If any of you have ever seen...

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The Porch

Growing up in a beach neighborhood, all the cottages and houses had porches. The place to gather as a family or with neighbors - the “social media” of the day! Most of the houses were built before the 1920’s and had gas heat and lights, no electricity, and no AC....

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Bee School 2022, Register Today!

      Registration is now open for the BYBA Bee School, which will be held Mondays, January 10, 17, 24, and 31, 7-9 p.m.  We’ll be offering the class in-person for a limited number of attendees, and also via Zoom.  This will allow us to maintain social...

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And the Survey Says

Towards the end of March, the questions start showing up. The USDA seems to be the first, wanting to know how many hives I've lost by April 1st for the first quarter. Strange, it’s still March and I’ve gotten a letter and 2 phone calls. Whatever!  Then the Bee...

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Recipe – Peppermint Candy Crisps

YIELD: Makes 48 servings INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup - butter or margarine, soft 1/2 cup - honey 2 oz. - semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted 1 - egg 1 T - milk 1 1/3 cups - flour 1/2 tsp. - baking powder 1/2 tsp. - baking soda 1/4 tsp. - salt 1/4 cup - peppermint stick candy,...

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Annual Meeting 2021

It's Time For Our Annual Meeting! Each year at our Annual Meeting, the membership gets together to vote on its new slate of board members for the following year.  Our Annual Meeting will be held in person on Tuesday, November 30th at 7:30 PM at the Fellowship Hall at...

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Our general membership meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM at the Norfield Church in Weston, CT

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