Links & Online Resources

Bay Area Beekeeping Clubs

California State Beekeepers Association

San Francisco Beekeepers Association, Inc.

Alameda County Beekeepers Association

Sonoma County Beekeepers Association

Santa Clara Valley Beekeepers Guild

Beekeepers Guild of San Mateo Co.

Santa Cruz Beekeepers Guild

Mt. Diablo Beekeepers Association

Marin County Beekeepers

Info on the Web

A Guide to Beekeeping from Flowers to Harvesting

Dr. Eric Mussen (UC Davis)

Randy Oliver

The Melissa Garden

Beesource (Home)

Bush Bees


American Bee Journal

Bee Culture: The Magazine of American Beekeeping

Suggested Reading

First Lessons in Beekeeping (also available in Spanish)

The Backyard Beekeeper

The ABC & XYZ of Bee Culture: An Encyclopedia Pertaining to the Scientific and Practical Culture of Honey Bees

Beekeeping in Coastal California

Beekeeping For Dummies

The Beekeepers Handbook

The Hive and the Honey-Bee

Top-Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health (For the more adventurous)