Welcome to the Nova Scotia Beekeepers

THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017 Room 254, Haley Institute
Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, Truro, NS 2:00 p.m.
Research Tips for Beekeepers Workshop
Randy Oliver
Workshop for advanced beekeepers, RSVP to rmccallum@
perennia.ca or (902) 957-3274 FREE
Room 24, Cox Institute
Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, Truro, NS 7:00 p.m.
Beekeeping in the California Foothills
Randy Oliver
Open lecture, all welcome FREE

Nova Scotia Beekeepers Annual Meeting March 3rd and 4th in Moncton

NS Beekeepers should contact Kara at Agri-Commodity at
(902) 895-0581 or ksaville@agricommodity.ca to register,
and may then pay at the meeting. All other inquiries can
be addressed to Robyn McCallum (rmccallum@perennia.
ca or 902-957-3274). The poster is under industry news.

To contact NSBA please email: nsbeekeepers@gmail.com

We are a volunteer organization that strives to represent the bees, beekeepers and beekeeping industry in Nova Scotia.

There are around 400active beekeepers in Nova Scotia accounting for approximately 25,000 hives. Each hive should have about 50-60,000 bees at its peak in midsummer so there are just over 1 billion potential bee-ings for our group!


Mission Statement

The mission of the Nova Scotia Beekeepers Association is to support and assist Nova Scotia beekeepers in maintaining healthy, profitable and sustainable apiaries through education, communication and the supply of services.


Some benefits joining the NSBA include:        

  • Your voice may be heard in the industry;
  • $2 million dollars liability insurance coverage for all members while working on behalf of the NSBA
  • A way to meet other beekeepers in your area;
  • A subscription to "Hive Lights" the magazine of the industry in Canada;
  • can take avantage of bulk pricing and delivery for queens"
  • A seasonal newsletter by NSBA member Tony Phillips;
  • A source of information on NS beekeeping;
  • A platform from which to buy and sell bees, gear, products and services; and
  • Participation in the Maritime Summer Bee Tour



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Top of Page: Margaret Cornect

Left of Page: Crown Jewel Resort


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