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How-To Festival

July 14, 2018

The How-To Festival will be held at the Ashe County Library on Saturday (July 14) from 11-3. ACBA will have a table under a tree; we had fun last year and are eager to share bee info again with some very thoughtful kids (and adults)! If you can help the entire time or even a part of the time, please let Helen Baldwin know - any and all help will be greatly appreciated! We could probably use another folding table if anyone who comes happens to have one.

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AppState Starts Beekeeping Program April 24, 2018

AppState Starts Beekeeping Program

April 24, 2018

AppState professor of computer science and ACBA member, James Wilkes is featured in a post about the university starting a program to teach about the importance of bees...

Click here to read full post in theappalchianonline.com:

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Ashe County Beekeeping Association (ACBA) April 12, 2018

Ashe County Beekeeping Association (ACBA)

April 12, 2018

* The regular meeting of the Ashe County Beekeeping Association was held on April 12, 2018 at the Agriculture Extension Office in Jefferson, NC.

* Jim Miles was the speaker who talked about hive splitting.

* Click here to view the meeting minutes.

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Open House Postponed! April 7, 2018

Open House Postponed!

April 7, 2018

* The 'hive open house' scheduled for this Saturday at Maggie McClelland’s house will not be held due to inclement weather!

* Stay tuned for information on a date and time if it will be rescheduled.

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NUCS!

April 2018

* Everyone's important topic for the start of a new year of beekeeping!!

* In the case of the Hidden Happiness Bee Farm (H.S. Greene), their nuc delivery is scheduled for the third week in April. The cost/nuc is $160.50. For more info, contact H.S. Greene at 336-957-0275 or by e-mail at moldings56@yahoo.com.

* James Wilkes’ son, Sullivan, is selling nucs. Links to the form for getting on the waiting list and Sullivan’s contact info are highlighted below....

From: James Wilkes re: Nuc form - Faith Mountain Farm

* Here is a link to a form for getting on a waiting list for nucs from Sullivan. Here are the details outlined in the form:

- Enter information to be added to our waiting list.

- We expect to have nucs available for pick up between April 16 and May 14 from our farm in Creston, NC or a mutually agreeable location.

- Exact dates and times to be determined.

- Cost is $175 per nuc and will be in an EZ Nuc box.

- No guarantee of availability, but we will communicate as soon as possible as things progress. Contact Sullivan Wilkes, sulli.wilkes@gmail.com or 828-434-0066 with questions.

* To open/complete the form to get on a waiting list, copy this link and paste to your browser: https://goo.gl/forms/YJ5iq4LY6e8DZfAI2

James Wilkes

www.facebook.com/faithmountainfarm

828-265-6263 (cell)

336-385-3510 (farm)

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