Serving Fayette County, GA and Surrounding Areas
678-532-8268 info@fayettebees.org

Next Meeting: June 17th, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Location: Next to Truett's Luau in Fayette - 600 West Lanier Ave, Suite 110

Mission Statement

Our vision and foundational principles

Media Gallery

Pictures and videos

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What we do

The Fayette County Beekeepers is operated by the Fayette County Farm Bureau and is open to anyone with an interest in beekeeping. We meet monthly for general fellowship and to discuss anything and everything related to our stewardship of native pollinators and honeybees.

Education

We provide educational opportunities for both beginner and veteran beekeeper alike.

Community Service

We represent the interests of honeybees in the community and to the media.

Mentorship

We provide a path for new beekeepers to actively learn from more experienced beekeepers

Fellowship

We facilitate meaningful dialog among our members.

Services

2017 Swarm Hunting

Some pictures of swarms of swarms captured in 2017!

Young Harris Beekeeping Institute Registration Open

Wednesday, May 10th – Saturday, May 13 2017 Registration for the 2017 Young Harris / UGA Beekeeping Institute is now open! All registration will be conducted online. Click on this link to access the registration form: https://ugeorgia.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_01krGC8NKJWpgFv Click here for more information: http://caes2.caes.uga.edu/bees/young-harris/index.html Please send any questions to Bear and…

Video: Encouraging Pollinators and Beneficial Insects

Kim Tole of the Fayette Extension Office came out and gave a great presentation at our November 2015 Meeting.  It was unfortunately a small turn out, but the video can be seen below.  We also had a few new folks show up for the meeting so welcome to Ken, Donna,…

Sharpsburg Cutout

Here are some pics from a fall cut out we assisted with in Sharpsburg.  Kudos to Ruthann and Tyler for doing an awesome job with their first cutout!   ——  

Bees Literally Worrying Themselves to Death

From: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2015/06/bees-are-literally-worrying-themselves-to-death.html The American honeybee is in peril, you might have heard, if you are the sort of person who likes a ghost story. In the last year, beekeepers lost 42 percent of their colonies, another peak in a string of mass die-offs on the scale of plagues: In the…