Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Introducing the New ABQ Beeks Leaders:

Lu Lu Sage has adored plants and native bees since she was a little girl growing up just outside of Boston. When the dandelions and forsythia were blooming and bumble bees emerged from the stone walls that surrounded her yard she knew the riot of spring had begun. Lu Lu has been observing native bees in her bee boxes and hard-pack earth yard for 10 years. She built 2 top bar hives in 2015, graduated in the first certification class and has been enjoying the honey bee show in her yard ever since. She's an advocate for weeds, bees and native plants and loves to share her passion for all living things. She's just about run out of room to plant any more trees or plants in her yard.... maybe she'll have to buy another yard!

John is a graduate of the NMBKA certification program and has been keeping bees for 3 years in Corrales and North Valley areas. John is currently serving as the treasurer on the NMBKA Certification board and teaches some classes in the program as well as mentors at the open space a couple times a year. His love for bees started with gardening and a fascination with all that bees offer to teach us.

Amy started keeping bees when she joined the ABQ Beeks mentor program, and received a split from her mentor.  Soon after, she began and completed the NMBKA certified beekeepers program.  Amy served on the board of NMBKA, and now has three hives at her home in the East Mountains.  She also helps manage three hives in the NE Heights of Albuquerque.  Amy's desire to advocate for pollinators and beekeepers, and to network with other groups is rooted in her social work background.  She is enthusiastic about what ABQ Beeks can accomplish.  

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Honey Hive Farms package bees

Honey Hive Farms bee packages on our website for 2019. www.HoneyHiveFarms.comOnly $135 with a new mated queen, FREE DELIVERY, no package deposits.10 th year and 15000 customers strong, want to say thank…Continue

Started by Honey Hive Farms in Swarms 22 hours ago.

A honeybee vaccine hits the news.

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Started by Josh Butler in News + Announcements on Saturday.

Package Bees to be delivered Thursday, April 11, 2019

Taking orders for package bees.  Delivery is scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 and Thursday April 11, 2019.  See our website at www.nmhoney.com.  Packages are 3 # with marked Italian queen from C.F. KoehnenContinue

Started by Ed Costanza in News + Announcements on Friday.

Novice Beekeeper

Hello All,My name is Tim, and I hope to begin my first year of beekeeping in 2019! I have been an avid learner of the hobby for a couple years now, and have made the decision to start the hobby in my backyard. I've read a lot of different materials…Continue

Started by Tim Bahr in How to Start Beekeeping in Albuquerque Dec 4.

Propolis for sale

Selling a pound of North Valley propolis - $10/ounce. Christiannecmhinks @ gmail dot comContinue

Tags: beehives, balm, glue, bee, Propolis

Started by Christianne Hinks in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer Dec 3.

Unassembled New 10 frame deep and medium hive bodies

I have around 30-35 each of New deep and medium unassembled Mann Lake 10 frame budget hive bodies and supers.Asking $12 per deep and $10 per medium.Will work with someone on quantities of them.Located in Albuquerque. Can call/text at 505-615-4881 or…Continue

Started by Branden Johnson in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer Dec 1.

Looking for a beginner level class

I am an aspiring beekeeper and would like to know if there are upcoming beginner classes available in Albuquerque or nearby.Continue

Started by Benoitbouchet in How to Start Beekeeping in Albuquerque Nov 27.

Another honeybee parasite

This is an almost two year old article I received from a New Zealand beekeeper about another possible/additional cause for colony collapse.…Continue

Tags: bacteria, Bee

Started by Joe Wesbrook in News + Announcements Nov 7.

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Honey Hive Farms package bees

Honey Hive Farms bee packages on our website for 2019.…See More
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"Honey Hive Farms bee packages only $135 with a mated queen. FREE DELIVERY. No package deposits. www.HoneyHiveFarms.com for details."
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Package Bees to be delivered Thursday, April 11, 2019

Taking orders for package bees.  Delivery is scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 and Thursday…See More
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2019 NM Beekeepers Annual Conference at South Broadway Cultural Center

February 1, 2019 at 12pm to February 2, 2019 at 4pm
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Novice Beekeeper

Hello All,My name is Tim, and I hope to begin my first year of beekeeping in 2019! I have been an…See More
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Propolis for sale

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Dec 3

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