Thursday 18 February 2021

Reminder that the NSBA is holding their AGM this Friday and Saturday!

This week’s blog also covers an exciting ATTTA update: Episode 1 of the ‘What’s the Buzz with ATTTA’ beekeeping podcast is now live! Keep reading below to get a sneak peek on some of the topics that are discussed in our first podcast interview.


The Nova Scotia Beekeepers Association will be holding their Annual General Meeting from February 19th to 20th. Friday events will begin at 6:00PM and conclude at 9:15PM. Saturday events will begin at 9:00AM and conclude at 3:30PM. There will be updates from Provincial Apiarists, the Canadian Honey Council, ATTTA, and more! The meeting will take place virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions. Information can be found on the NSBA website.

What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast: 

Episode 1

We are excited to announce that our very first podcast interview is now live and ready for you on a variety of listening platforms. Episode 1 features an interview with the PEI Beekeeper’s Association Board of Directors member, and commercial beekeeper, Andrew MacFarlane. The interview discussions delve into topics that are sure to get you thinking about how and why beekeepers, especially in Atlantic Canada, have various strategies in place to suit our region and how other strategies from around the world compare and function differently. Listen along to learn about different moisture issues in beekeeping across Canada, how weather patterns and extreme weather events are changing the ways we do beekeeping, what on earth the Fibonacci sequence has to do with a certain style of beekeeping, and much more! To access Episode 1 of the ATTTA podcast from a variety of listening platforms, visit the ‘What’s the Buzz with ATTTA’ beekeeping podcast website. We hope you enjoy!

Connecting with ATTTA Specialists

If you’d like to connect with ATTTA specialists or learn more about our program, you can: