Northeast NJ 2014 Honey Tasting

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The Northeast New Jersey Beekeepers will host the 2nd annual Northeast NJ Honey Tasting competition on Friday,September 19th, at Ramapo College, 505 Ramapo Valley Road Mahwah, NJ in the Anisfield School of Business, Room 135S, starting at 7:30pm.

All members of the Northeast NJ Beekeepers are invited to participate in the competition. Prizes will be awarded for the Champion, 2nd, & 3rd places. (Members, check your email for complete rules and regulations.)

Everyone who attends will get to taste different local honeys and cast a vote for the honey they think should be the 2014 Honey Cup Champion.

Admission is free, and Everyone is welcome!

For more information, please contact Frank Mortimer at, frankmort@gmail.com

2014Honey Cup Champion Bee

March Guest Speaker – Bob Hughes

Bob HughesSpring Preparation

“Installing Nucs & Making Splits” presented by Bob Hughes will include topics such as tips on installing nucs, the benefits of making splits from overwintered hives and other preseason chores to ready your apiary.

Bob is a two-time President of the NJBA, teaches the Bee-ginners Beekeeping Course at Rutgers University and owner/beekeeper of Bob’s Buzzy Bees.

February Guest Speaker – Chris Cripps from Betterbee

betterbeeIn February, we will have Chris Cripps from Betterbee as our speaker.  Betterbee has graciously agreed to help our members save on shipping costs by delivering all orders to our February meeting, so place your orders early!  In March, we’re going to host a hive-building workshop, so everyone can build their hives together and with guidance from beekeepers have nailed more than a few boxes and frames together.