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The September Newsletter is Available


 Black Jar Honey Contest is ON!

Deadline for entries is extended to Oct 28, 2016!

HCBA is of to a late start for a honey tasting contest this year. The HBCA winner earns a free entry into the Center for Honey Bee Research’s Black Jar Honey contest. Entries must be submitted no later than close of business October 28, 2016. For specifics on participating and rules, please follow this link.

Oct Meeting

The monthly meeting is 17 Oct and will feature a Q&A panel of volunteer HCBA beekeepers! Come and get your questions answered!


Stay Informed!

HCBA uses several communications vehicles:

  • The website @ will give a summary of club communications
  • The calendar of Events @ will provide specific details on scheduled events such as topic, date, time, location and and agenda. For directions via google maps, click on the icon next to the address.
  • Newsletters will be published approx monthly. For the most part, the content will mirror the website, with the addition of some unique articles.
  • Facebook @  (or search on Henderson County Beekeepers in facebook) will provide the opportunity to chat with fellow beekeepers via social media. Ask questions, post pictures, tell tall tales, share your beekeeping experiences. Although club communications will often find their way here, please use the website or Newsletter to stay abreast of events and happenings.
  • Twitter @ If you follow hcbeekeepers, you will receive tweets (think text messages) regarding club news!
  • Periodic ‘special’ emails, such as the Michael Palmer seminar held early this year. The Newsletter represents the monthly email you will receive from HCBA.

Your Contact Information

HCBA member contact information (phone number and email address) is only used to contact members for ‘official’ club business!  Please keep your contact information up to date. To do so,  log in and update your profile.  Should you forget your password you may request a new password.
HCBA now has a ‘privacy policy.‘  HCBA will never share your personal information with 3rd parties!

Thank you for your support!

Sherman’s Sports and Army Store, Moe’s Original Bar B Que, Scarlet’s BoutiqueAttorney’s Title, Homestead Linens and Carolina Cottages for sponsoring Honey Bear  in Hendersonville’s Bearfootin’ Bears. The proceeds from the auction were generously donated to the HCBA, supporting our club and local pollinators!


For event details please check our calendar of events

HCBA – Information by Beekeepers for Beekeepers!