Events/Meetings

Backyard Beekeeping Class
Become a beekeeper with confidence, skill, and a compassionate heart. We teach responsible beekeeping for an urban environment, adhering to Best Management Practices for the bees, beekeepers, and general public. All are welcome!

Dates: May 2,16, 23, & 30, 2018
Where: Goleta Valley Community Center,
5679 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
When: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Cost: $40 members/$60 non/members
(Pre/registration is required through our web page)
Materials: Handouts will be supplied
Teacher: Tom Rem, Education Director


Backyard Beekeeping Class




Honey Tasting and formation of Bee Buddies Mentor Program
May 6th: 4pm to 5:30pm
Goleta Valley Community Center, 5679 Hollister Avenue, Goleta

Archie Mitchell Lecture
June 3rd: Archie Mitchell will join us to talk about the Western Apicultural Society in which he currently serves as regional director. He is the director of the Lompoc Valley Beekeepers Association, member of the California State Beekeepers Association and Santa Maria Beekeepers Clubs. He also teaches beekeeping classes at Allan Hancock College.
4pm to 5:30pm
Goleta Valley Community Center, 5679 Hollister Avenue, Goleta

Discussion with Laurie Rasmussen
July 1st: Top Bar discussion led by Laurie Rasmussen
4pm to 5:30pm
Goleta Valley Community Center, 5679 Hollister Avenue, Goleta