Memphis Area Beekeepers Association

P.O. Box 38028, Germantown, TN 38183 /////// Meeting Location: 7777 Walnut Grove Rd. | Memphis, TN 38120

Welcome to the Memphis Area Beekeepers Association webpages.

We are a club of professionals and amateurs interested in beekeeping in and around the Mid-South.  We are a diverse group, the one thing we have in common is that we are interested in bees and beekeeping.  Some of us have many hives and others have none.  We all love honey and honeybees!



Want to join the club? Download a 2019 Memphis Area Beekeepers Registration Form, and mail it to us (address is on the form), or bring it with your payment to our next meeting.



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Do you have a swarm at your house that needs to be removed? Or bees in your house? Click the 2019 List of Independent Beekeepers for Swarm Removals to see a list of names and phone numbers of MABA members willing to remove swarms or honeybees from your home.


Join us at our Upcoming Events! 


December 9, 2019 – MABA December 2019 Meeting – A successful honey harvest deserves a celebration! 

This past Monday it was announced that the 2019 MABA Harvest Celebration would be held Monday, December 9th at 7 PM in the Banquet Hall in the Amphitheater at the Agricenter, please enter from Concourse C.

Dinner will be catered by Garibaldi’s. Enjoy salad, spaghetti, ravioli, green beans, sweet and unsweet tea. And if that’s not enough, dessert will be some wonderful local cake! Coffee and tea will also be available.

We have entertainment! Our very own Gregg Tingle and friends will present “Finding Christmas”. You will not want to miss this!

Tickets are $10 each. There is no cost for children 12 and under. The deadline for payment is reception by Dec. 1, 2019. Payment by check (preferably) needs to be mailed to P.O. Box 38028, Germantown, TN 38183. Attendees must have emailed Eddie by December 1st, 2019 to indicate they will be in attendance, even if payment was sent earlier.

Importantly: When you mail your check please email Eddie Seratt at to let us know your check is in the mail, which will help us provide a final count for the caterer.

If that was not enough, the results and prize money for the 2019 MABA Honey Show will be presented to the lucky winners. See y’all there!





January 13, 2020 – MABA January 2020 Meeting – Speaker and Subject TBD! Coming soon!!





January 25, 2020 – MABA 55th Annual Beekeeping Short Course – We welcome everyone to attend the MABA 55th Annual Beekeeping Short Course! Prepare yourselves for a fun and fact-filled day to learn more about bees and beekeeping! See y’all there!




From the Tennessee Department of Agriculture: Consider registering your apiary and commercially grown crops sensitive to pesticides with the FieldWatch program, developed by Purdue University in response to the recent dicamba overspray events of the last few years. Read more about it here.



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We meet at 7 P.M., every second Monday of the month at the Agricenter, 7777 Walnut Grove Road around back in “Concourse C.”  Should you decide to come, remember “Concourse C” and look for us in one of two locations, either the Banquet Room to the left as you enter the building or in the Amphitheater. 

Remember to bring questions and drop them in the box as you enter.  All questions will be taken from the box and answered during the meeting.  We often have an open question format following presentations, please feel free to ask you questions.


We provide:

  • Educational programs for groups in the area.

  • Help in removing honeybees that invade the spaces of people.  If you have honeybees on your property and would like them removed, click on the List of Independent Beekeepers for Swarm Removals tab above to see a list of people willing to help.

Questions? Send Bob Whitworth an email,




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