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Vermont Beekeepers AssociationSince 1886 the VBA has promoted the general welfare of Vermont's Honey Industry, while sustaining a friendly body of unity among the state's beekeepers.  

The Vermont Beekeepers Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, represents hundreds of beekeepers that raise bees for the love and honey. We’re as diverse as the 246 towns in Vermont, but are unified in our fascination with and affection for bees. Most of us are hobbyists, but there are some “side liners” who try to make a bit of extra income from their 25-200 hives as well as a handful of full-time professionals. Join Today!


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Thanks to These Generous Donors!

The Vermont Beekeepers Association would like to thank the following for their generous donations to the raffle held at the 2010 Summer Meeting in Dorset.summer2010-4

Doug Willette - Hive assembly and Buckfast Abbey Book

Claude & Janet Hoard - "Beekeeper Identification Kit" (Welcome sign, nightlight & birdhouse)

David & Susan Witger - Bucket feeder

Chris Hemenway, Gold Start Honey Bees - Top Bar Hive Kit

summer2010-3Dana LaRose - Top Feeder

Pat Imbimbo - $30 New England Farms Gift Certificate

Bill Mares - Croation honey & Croation Honey Wine

Mike Palmer - Nuc Colony

Gib Geiger - Maple syrup, comb honey, eggs & a Queen

Bill & Donna Pollard - Ring

Ross Conrad - Honey

Thank you very much!