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 2018 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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Join us at our Upcoming Events! 


February 24, 2018 – 2018 Tennessee Beekeepers Association Spring Board Meeting, Saturday February 24, 2018 in Lebanon, TN. If you are a TBA member please attend to represent our West TN region.



February 24, 2018 – The Savannah Area Beekeepers Association is having their annual Short Course Saturday February 24, 2018. If you missed the MABA Short Course this will be a good as well.



March 12, 2018 – MABA March 2018 Meeting – Andrew Fogg from Dadant (Frankfort, KY branch) will discuss beekeeping in 2018.

Also, you can save 5% and get your Dadant order delivered to this meeting if you place you order ahead of time. Just mention you are with MABA for the 5% discount and that the order should be delivered for the March 12, 2018 MABA meeting. Call 888.932.3268 to place you order now with the Dadant, Frankfort, KY branch.



March 15, 2018 – The Lawrence/Wayne Beekeepers Association (LWBA) will host TN State Apiarist, Mike Studer, as the speaker for their March meeting, Thursday, March 15th at 6 PM, at New Life Free Will Baptist Church, 2699 Buffalo Rd, Lawrenceburg, TN, next to Giles county. This would be a great meeting if any of our MABA members are in that area that day.

April 5-7, 2018 – Kent Williams Bee School in Wingo, KY


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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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