Re: Are beekeeping clubs worth it?
That's a good point, because dominant or strong minded people do naturally gravitate towards leadership in clubs.
Originally Posted by Andrew Dewey
If starting a new club, that gives you a good opportunity to write a sort of constitution that the leadership must abide by. It would say (for example) that the club is supportive of all hive designs not just langs, and also supportive of non mainstream management methods such as treatment free beekeeping. That means that people can be in a leadership position, but if something comes up that grates on them, they understand they have to bite their lip and let somebody else deal with it.
44 years, been commercial, outfits up to 4000 hives, now 120 hives and 200 nucs as a hobby, selling bees. T (mostly).