• Promote the development of local, northern acclimated bees and queens from colonies established throughout the Greater Penn Yan region of upstate New York. Bees and queens selected for and well adapted to the regions seasonal cycles, weather conditions, forage (native, ornamental and agricultural), pests and diseases.
  • Encourage beekeepers interest in the establishment and proliferation of local, northern acclimated bees through applying best practices in beekeeping, continued learning and a group support network.


Open public meetings held at the Penn Yan Public Library every second Saturday of each month from 10 am till noon.