​​​​​Membership in The Suncoast Beekeepers Association

​The Suncoast Beekeepers Association is an IRS 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Membership is only $15.00 a year

​Benefits of Membership:  

Free monthly group beekeeping classes, Learning Workdays, where you get

hands-on learning while working with experienced beekeepers,

with working hives of bees in the SBA’s Apiary.

We will lend you basic protective gear for the day.

You get to try out beekeeping, up close, to see if it is right for you. 

Monthly speakers on a wide range of beekeeping topics
There is a Q & A session about beekeeping before each monthly meeting.
Meetings give monthly opportunities to meet, network with, and compare notes with other beekeepers. You will get mentoring by experienced beekeepers.
Members have borrowing privileges at the SBA’s growing apiculture library.

Savings on queens through group queen orders and discounts on products and events.


Come to our Monthly Meeting!

 Your first meeting is free!

The Suncoast Beekeepers Association invites you to our monthly meeting,  

on the fourth Thursday of the month.

We start at 7pm and usually run until 9:00pm.

The first half hour is dedicated to Q & A about beekeeping.

Please note that our new meeting location:

​The NewGate School
​Park by the main entrance and follow the signs
Lakewood Ranch Campus 
5481 Communications Pkwy 
Sarasota, FL 34240 

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