Welcome to Mountain High Beekeepers Cooperative (MHBC). We provide practical and educational support for our members and for Colorado beekeepers, while cultivating a larger vision for cooperative beekeeping and ensuring the continuing viability of honey bees.
2019 Extraction Event
We rented a kitchen for the first time for the MHBC Extraction Event this year. It worked out great! Click here for some pictures.
2019 Package Bees Coming!
MHBC will provide some of the best quality package bees on the front range again this year. Click here for more info.
2019 Winter Meeting
The MHBC Winter Meeting will be held in Longmont Extension Office on February 24, 2019. Lyle Johnston, the president of the Colorado Professional Beekeeping Association will be the featured speaker. Lyle is currently in California moving 75,000 beehives into almond orchards. His presentation “Best Practices” is based on his own experience plus conversations with commercial beekeepers around the country. Click here for more info.
2018 Package Bees
MHBC delivered bee packages with Saskatraz queens to the front range from Olivarez Honey Bees on April 28, 2018. Package orders are closed for 2018. Click here for more info.
2018 Annual Winter Meeting
The MHBC winter meeting was Sunday, February 18 at the Extension Office in Longmont, CO. Our featued speaker, Bob Todd, gave a great presentation which really focused on the local aspects of tending bees in Boulder county. As they say… “All beekeeping is local!”. Click here for more info.
2017 Package Bees
MHBC supplied 3lb honey bee packages with Italian queens from Oliveraz Honey Bees (OHB). OHB has worked on creating Italian queens with MN hygienic and VSH traits. The packages were delivered from Oliveraz to Knight Family Honey in Lehi, UT in a climate controlled trailer. MHBC picked up packages from Lehi for delivery to Longmont, CO.
Package orders are closed for 2017.
2017 Annual Winter Meeting
The MHBC 2017 Winter Meeting took place on March 5, 2017. New officers were elected including Will Witman (co-director) and Matt Hoepfinger (co-director). Long time director Al Summers stepped down and is assuming an advisory role. Bylaws have been updated.
Click here for Mountain High Beekeepers Co-op 2017 Winter Meeting details.