Our Mission


The Fox Valley Beekeepers Association is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to enrich, energize, engage and/or disseminate information relating to all aspects of the biology of the honey bee Apis mellifera.

The purpose of the Association shall be to foster the success of area beekeepers. This will be accomplished by providing education, fellowship, inspiration, and support to members.

Jim and Karen Belli from the Illinois State beekeepers Association share their
experiences from the 2013 Apimondia Conference they attended in Kiev, Ukraine.