World Bee Day 20th May 2018
On Sunday 20th May, being the World Bee Day, the Malta Beekeepers' Association will hold an exhibition at San Anton Gardens, Balzan, Malta where we will have a stand to exhibit bee keeping items, beehive products and general information about honey bees. The exhibition will be open from 9.00am to 6.00pm. We will also be distributing information material such as leaflets and stickers to the general public to inform and educate about the importance of honeybees as pollinators. We hope to see you there.
The Council of the Malta Beekeepers' Association will be calling a general extraordinary meeting to be held on the 15th of March 2018 in the premises of the Mgarr Local Council at 6.00 in the evening. This extraordinary general meeting is being called so that amendments to the statute requested by the commissioner for the voluntary organisations will be discussed and a vote by the society members will be taken regarding these amendments
General Extraordinary Meeting 15 th March 2018
is usually a composition of different wild flowers and in fact it is frequently labelled as multiflora honey. In Spring honey bees collect nectar mainly from wild flowers like white thistle, sulla, borage, dandelion, wild mustard and many other plus some crops and ornamental/fruit trees, especially citrus trees.
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is also multifloral but mainly composed of a mixture of 2 main tree species, Carob and Eucalyptus but this honey varies considerably between different localities.
Meeting for all Members of MBA 28 th March 2018
On the 28th March at 6.00pm a meeting will be held at the Hall of the Mgarr Council Premises for all members of the Malta Beekeepers’ Association at 6.00pm. The MBA has invited the Minister for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Hon Dr Jose Herrera and the Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries & Animal Rights Dr. Clint Camilleri who will be present to discuss and answer questions regarding all aspects of the local beekeeping sector. Moreover MEPs from both political parties Mrs Miriam Dalli and Mr Francis Zammit Dimech have also been invited. All members are encouraged to attend and only paid up members will be allowed in. Members who have fallen back on their membership fee or new members can pay the membership fee before the entrance to this activity.
is most typically Wild thyme honey (Thymus capitatus) and is almost exclusively unifloral but there may also be other lesser floral sources, depending on the locality.