August 2022 Meeting

A meeting of Big Sky Beekeepers will be held at 6:00pm on Thursday, August 11 at the club apiary, located in front of Ten Spoon Winery, 4175 Rattlesnake Drive in Missoula. We will discuss what to look for in late summer hive inspections, when and how to harvest honey, when and how to start fall feeding, and other things to think about as the summer winds down. We will be inspecting some of the hives in the club apiary, so bring your bee suit and a hive tool if you would like to participate.

September 2022 Meeting

The September meeting of Big Sky Beekeepers will be held on Thursday, September 8 in Jay Mitman’s garage, 6500 Sun Valley Road, Florence. We will be extracting honey harvested from the club apiary. We will begin at 5:00pm, but if you can’t make it at 5:00, come when you can. You must attend this meeting if you intend to check out one of the club extractors for personal use, so that you will know how to operate the extractor properly. This requirement has been implemented because unfortunately, our extractors have been damaged due to improper use.

The next date that we will have a booth at the Missoula Farmers Market is Saturday, August 13.

If you have honey to sell, bring it to our booth at the Farmers Market on August 13.

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Missoula Farmers Market Summer 2022

We’ll ‘bee’ hosting an information booth this summer at the upper market. We can sell your honey and beeswax products while providing honeybee education. This is a chance to talk bees and boost interest in our club and beekeeping.

Proposed Market dates:

Saturday, June 18 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Saturday, July 9 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Saturday, August 13 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Saturday, September 10 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Saturday, October 15 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Sign up at the May meeting for the June Market!

Contact Pat Kittelson at

303-550-7027 (cell or text)

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