Last Year we had over 325 attend the spring workshop. This is the place to be!

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2018 PennApic Spring Workshop

Hosted by PennApic and the Pa. Backyard Beekeepers' Association

We are proud to provide the only free workshop of it's kind we know, and offered to

the public. A huge thank you to PennApic, members of the Pa. Backyard Beekeepers' Association, and our nature loving sponsors, in allowing us

to give back to the community.


Open to the Public - Free to Attend


If you:

*Are interested in beekeeping

*Love Gardening/Nature

*Need local honey

*Love nature related products

*Interested in solitary bees

*Want to expand your

beekeeping knowledge.

*Need bees or equipment







When: March 10, 2018


Time: 10am till 3 pm. (Doors open at 9:30am)


Place: Dover Union Fire House

30 E. Canal Str. Dover.Pa 17315 

Full Program Listed Below



8th Annual Spring Beekeeping Workshop

Sponsored by PennApic and the 

Pennsylvania Backyard Beekeepers Assoc.

March 10, 2018

Location: Dover Union Fire House

30 E. Canal St. Dover, Pa. 17315

Confirmed Vendors: 

Martin's Bee Supply

Bjorn Apiaries

Bees-N-Trees Farm

HoneyBee Creations - Andy Miller 

Program Include: 

Beginner Program at 10:00 to 12 Noon.

Includes the ".......You might be a beekeeper!" 

10-10:30am - Equipment Basics with Irvin Martin

10:30-11am - 10 points for Apiary Success - Nate Webber

11-11:30am - Feeding - More is Than You Think - Mike Thomas

11:30-12 - Round Table open Forum

Lunch and Vendor Tine ---Noon to 1pm. 

Advanced program at 1:00 to 3pm 

1-1:30pm - The State of Queen Rearing (Scott Famous)

1:30-2pm - Mittes - The good, bad, and ugly!

2-2:30pm - What is killing our Bees! Nate Webber - State Inspector

2:30-3pm - Pa Bee Report Karen Roccaseecca (Pa. State Apiarist) 

Speakers Include:

Nate Weber, Pa, Dept. of Ag. Inspector

Bill Fisher - Bees-N-Trees Apiaries

Mike Thomas - Bjorn Apiaries

Scott Famous - Queen Rearing programs 

Karen Roccasecca - Dept. Ag. State Apiarist

Barry Crumlich - Executive Chef at the Governors Residence

Demonstration tables include:

Soap Making 

Candle Dipping and Figurines 

Observation Hive

Equipment display table

Honey Tasting Table - 

PennApic will have their registration table with 

bumper stickers, silent auction, door prizes, honey for sale,  

membership information, etc.  

Potential Vendors: Please email at

The firehouse will also have food/drinks for sale.

A children's activities area will be available 

with fun and games.  

This is the place to rub elbows, ask experienced beekeepers questions, meet a new friend, and further your beekeeping knowledge base.

Get Directions To:
30 E. Canal Street
Dover Pa. 17315