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Membership Benefits

EMBA ranks among the top local beekeeping organizations in the nation. Our inexpensive membership enables year-round programming that supports both new and experienced beekeepers and promotes beekeeping throughout the region.

EMBA is 100% run by volunteers; 100% of membership fees go towards beekeeping programs in the St. Louis Region. Become a member today!




Member Benefits: 

EMBA members contribute to ensuring longevity of the club and the continuation of top-quality programs, workshops and events.

Access to member-only areas of the website, including a Members Forum to buy/sell/trade beekeeping items

Eligible to participate in cooperative purchasing of complete beginners’ equipment kits, nucleus colonies, and queens 

Programs + events heavily subsidized by the EMBA, like our Annual Beekeeping Workshop and Holiday Party

Eligible to join the swarm and cutout lists.

Invitations to hands-on experience sessions in the club apiary

Eligible to join our honey extraction event for new beekeepers and those without their own equipment

Eligible to participate in mentorship program with an experienced beekeeper

Monthly meetings that provide informative talks on beekeeping; with social time + a free dinner before the meeting starts!

Invitations to member only social events, like our Summer Harvest Picnic




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Simply be 80 years or older and we will make you a lifetime member for free!

We can't wait to hang out with you and talk bees. By joining the EMBA you help support bees and beekeeping programs in the St. Louis Region. Membership has many benefits and you can take advantage of these by paying a low annual fee today.

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Educating Beekeepers Since 1939

Located in St. Louis, Missouri, the Eastern Missouri Beekeepers Association (EMBA) is a volunteer-based organization that trains beginning and advanced beekeepers, promotes beekeeping within the region; and provides networking opportunities for beekeepers, old and new. Educating beekeepers for the last 85 years!

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