BEE FARMERS
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St. Thomas Bee Farmers Association

Association started about 1970 with a little over 400 members

NOTE: We are divided into 4 clusters White Horses, Wilmington, Airy Castle and Llandewey cluster only representatives from these cluster come to the parish association, have completed a project of $2.3 million funded by USAID /PARE Project which ended in October 2009 were we trained 30 participants.

Executive Members:

  • Mr. Delroy Mcnish, President
  • Ms. Rosetta Gayle,Vice President
  • Ms. Verl Johnson, Secretary
  • Ms. Karene Livingston, Assistant Secretary
  • Ms. Emancia Perry, Treasurer
  • Ms. Dorette Abraham, Assistant Treasurer /PRO
  • Mrs. Rose Allen, Administrator

Contact: Belfast Road, RADA, Morant Bay St. Thomas

Tips on Becoming a Bee Farmer

  • Read literature on Bee Farming
  • Register with your Parish Association
  • Registering helps you to learn from experienced bee farmers and network
  • Keep in mind at all times that you are running a business so...
    • Talk to JBDC; Jampro and also JIPO

Most importantly LOVE your Bees and Bee Natural

 

DO's and Don'tS of  Bee Farming

  • Do's
    • Love your Bees
    • Wear protective clothing especially for your eyes
    • Network - this will assist in marketing your products