Mar. 7 Evening Meeting — All About Bees and Beekeeping

Presented by John Zavgren

Meeting Times and Locations

Join us for our first evening meeting of the spring series with a presentation by local beekeeper John Zavgren.

John Zavgren

John’s talk will cover the following topics:

  • Honey bee castes and life cycles
  • Honey Bee relationships to our food supply
  • How to obtain beekeeping training
  • How to establish and maintain beehives
  • Bee diseases and their mitigation
  • Honeybee products: honey, wax, propolis

John is a cybersecurity researcher and gardener. He lives with his family in a mill building that they have restored and where his wife runs a B&B. John got his bee background attending classes at Merrimack Valley Bee Keepers Association.


Evening meetings are held at Parkhurst Place, 11 Veterans Road, Amherst, NH.

Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. with a short business meeting followed by an informative program/speaker, ending at 8:30 pm.

Guests are welcome to attend the business meeting as well as the program at no fee. Light refreshments are served following the speaker.