The Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association (OBBA) is a collective of backyard, side-liner, and commerical beekeepers in Central Florida. The club strives
to mentor novices and to serve as a resource for experienced beekeepers.
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. 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.
Thursday July 19th
Guest speaker Jennifer Holmes, Florida State Beekeepers Association President and Owner of Hani Honey Company. If you're not one of our regular members, please note that no outside food or drink is allowed in the auditorium, per UF/IFAS rules. We'd love to have you, and can seat nearly 200! Come join us!
Saturday July 21st
7:30am - 9:00am
There will be a brief workshop in the OBBA Apiary on how to do a mite count Saturday morning following the meeting. If you have not filled out an apiary waiver, please see Lisa for the form.
Dress appropriately or you will not be able to enter the apiary; please wear loose fitting items, long sleeves, long pants, close toed shoes, no dark colored clothing. Bring veils or suits if you have them; we have limited gear that can be loaned if you do not own any yet.
If you need beekeeping supplies be sure to pre-order from D&J apiary by calling them at 352-669-4233. They'll be outside the auditorium around 6:30pm, as usual.
See you on July 19th!
Individual Membership is $15, annually.
Family membership (same household) is $20.
Donations are always welcome.
Membership not required to attend meetings and workshops.
Limited space events will give preference to active members.
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