|About the organization
|Rhode Island Beekeepers Association is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to:
- Raise the standard of beekeeping
- Bring into closer relations all persons interested in beekeeping
- Stimulate any activity pertaining to beekeeping
- Educate the general public about the value of agriculture to the farming, gardening, and general communities
The association holds monthly meetings on the second Sunday of each month at 2 p.m.
Summer meetings are held outdoors usually at the home or apiary of one the members where hives are opened, observed and discussed. Speakers with expert knowledge in various aspects of beekeeping may be on the agenda at some of the meetings.
The RIBA annual dinner with election of officers is held in April. This is a formal dinner with a guest speaker.