Equipment Loans

SABA has acquired a number of items that members can borrow.  A deposit is required for certain equipment, in case items are damaged or not returned.

Hand Operated Honey Extractor Set-Up
• includes everything needed to uncap, extract, and filter your honey
• The club has 2 extractor set-ups available.
Contact: Farial English (Galway) 882-7238, or Keith Deters (Niskayuna) 365-4865.

You will need a large space in your car to transport the equipment. Please return all equipment A.S.A.P., typically in one week.

Child Bee Suits
• multiple child-sized bee suits available, with gloves
• introduce a child to the world of beekeeping, up close and personal!
• Child bee suits are available from two locations.
Contact: Ron and Carolyn Tweedie (Delmar) 439-4463 or Herb and Kathleen Backus (Greenfield) 893-2035

Brushy Mountain Bee Farm Teaching Hive
• single hive body has real frames with full-size photos
• frames include typical hive scenes (brood, queen, honey, pollen, pests etc.) – good for presentations
Contact: David Wood (Galway) 882-9759

DLP Projector
• available for beekeeping talks only
• works well with PowerPoint presentations
• loan subject to Board approval
Contact: David Wood (Galway) 882-9759