September 13, 2021
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First Baptist Church, 204 S Crutchfield St, Dobson, NC 27017 [ map ]
Bob Binnie will bringing his program on being a commercial honey producer to the Surry & Stokes County Beekeepers this fall. This is a joint beekeeping meeting so we’ve moved the location to allow enough room for everyone.
Bob Binnie, along with his wife Suzette, owns Blue Ridge Honey Co. in Lakemont, Georgia, operating 2000 colonies along with a sizable honey packing operation. Bob has bee yards located in Northeast Georgia, Western North Carolina and South Georgia.
Bob began commercial beekeeping in 1981 in Oregon & has been involved in commercial beekeeping in 10 states. He handles all beekeeping and sales while Suzette manages the office, website and shipping dept.
Bob is a past President of the Georgia State Beekeepers Association (2008 and 2009), and has served 2 terms on the Board of Directors. He is a past President of the Northeast GA. Mountain Beekeepers Association. Bob is the past President of the Macon County Beekeepers club in NC.
He was voted the 2003 Georgia State Beekeeper of the Year by the Georgia State Beekeepers Association. He is often a guest speaker at many clubs in the southeast and is often asked to teach classes at Beekeeping Schools.