The Franklin County Beekeepers Association, located in Massachusetts, was established in 1928. We are an association dedicated to educating people about bees and beekeeping and supporting our members, who are amateur and professional beekeepers. We hold regular meetings for our members, typically on the third Thursday of each month. There are some exceptions though so check the schedule.

If you are interested in becoming a member, please download the membership form and mail it to:

Eileen Palumbo, FCBA Membership Secretary
30 Center Road
Gill, MA 01354

Or send it in by email to membership@franklinmabeekeepers.org

Membership benefits include:

  • Educational programming throughout the year
  • Mentoring and support from area beekeepers
  • Special member events
  • Access to FCBA lending library
  • Access to FCBA membership directory
  • 25% discount on subscriptions to American Bee Journal
  • Opportunity to sell your honey and other bee products at the Franklin County Fair
  • Opportunity to socialize with others who are passionate about the hobby of beekeeping!

* Photo:  2015 Annual Picnic