Central Arkansas Beekeepers Association

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month from 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM CT.  Our meeting site is the Levy Church of Christ @ 5124 Camp Robinson Rd., North Little Rock, AR 72118 .  Here's the link to the Meeting Location page  Meeting Location!

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Upcoming Events

Future meetings for CABA:

Monday, May 11, 2015, 6:30 PM at the Levy Church of Christ.

Future events for CABA:


Busy Bee of the Month

Congratulations to Melissa Mencer for being selected for the month of July as "The Busy Bee" from CABA! Thanks for all you do for beekeeping!

This is our First Place Ribbon for the Cooking with Honey contest at the State Fair.

                         First Place Ribbon for the Cooking with Honey competition at the Arkansas State Fair

Beginning Beekeeper Class 2015

Beginner Beekeeping Class                


Hosted by the Central Arkansas Beekeepers Association (CABA)


Teachers include Jon Zawislak with the UA Cooperative Extension Service, Aman Minick with the Arkansas Plant Board Apiary Section, and Harvey Johnston with CABA.

  • Learn about basic beekeeping terminology and equipment.
  • Discuss Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of an Apiary by nationally known entomologist Keith S. Delaplane, Ph.D.
  • View portions of the video series accompanying the book tracing the development of ten honeybee colonies from start-up through a complete year of management.
  • Meet lots of folks with interest in beekeeping for a relaxed and informative class.


Friday, February 6-6 to 9pm and Saturday, February 7 9AM to 4 PM.


Levy Church of Christ sanctuary

5124 Camp Robinson Road

North Little Rock, AR 72118



$30.00 preregistered for both days and includes the book Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of an Apiary for you to keep along with complementary membership to the Arkansas beekeepers association upon completion of the course.


$35.00 at the door.

Registration Options

Option 1):to registor,Email c.files@sbcglobal.netPut Beekeeping Class in subject! Payment is due at the class.

Option 2):Mail your information to the following:

Clyde Files

48 Oak Tree Circle                                                                    

North Little Rock, AR  72116

Option 3) for details Call 501-413-9718  or 501-833-0649  


Check out our website for more information!


Arkansas Flower & Garden Show

The Central Arkansas Beekeepers Association will have a booth at the Arkansas Flower & Garden Show in 2015.  The 24th annual show, February 20-22, 2015 will be at the the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock.


Folks love the honey drink, local honey, and the observation hive.  

Arkansas Beekeepers Association Spring Meeting

The next ABA Spring Conference will be March 6-7, 2015, in Little Rock, at the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Auditorium. The main speakers will be Jerry Hayes, as well as others to be announced.

More details will be posted here closer to the date.

Registration info is at http://www.arbeekeepers.org/events.html



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