October 8, 2019 Meeting

Join us at the the Police Club ( 3500 Leonard Road, Knightdale, NC ) on Tuesday, October 8 for our monthly meeting.

Chicago J Hotdogs will be on site with hotdogs and snacks!

6:30 pm – Beginner Workshop: TBA

7:30 pm – WCBA Meeting:
Karen Speer on Taking Your Hobby to a Business

Karen will speak about navigating the in’s and out’s of transitioning your beekeeping passion from a hobby to a business. She will discuss the plentiful resources available for NC beekeepers including grants, social media, agritourism opportunities and marketing partnerships.

Karen and Ed Speer own and operate Sweet Betsy Farm in Marion, NC which provides local honey, bees, eggs and agritourism experiences. Karen is a NCSBA Master Beekeeper, is an officer of the McDowell Honey Bees and chairs their very successful annual beginner beekeeping school.