new membership

Membership dues are being reinstated! Please renew before January 1, 2023!

Payments will be applied to 2023

A membership in the Rhode Island Beekeepers Association is $15.00 for an individual or family
(all persons residing at the same address)
  Memberships are based on the calendar year, and are due on January 1st.

Membership Benefits

  • Collaborating with and learning from other experienced beekeepers at monthly meetings
  • Affiliation with other organizations such as the Eastern Apiculture Society, American Beekeeping Federation, Agriculture Council of Rhode Island, RI Audubon Society
  • Participation in local fairs and other events to promote beekeeping and sell honey
  • Access to the Association’s extractors (small rental fee) and other equipment
  • Option to be added to the Swarm List after two years in good standing
  • Receive RIBA news and communications
  • Discounts on Spring and Fall Banquet tickets where you will see special guest speakers
  • Discount on intermediate Bee School

To become a new member, or renew an existing membership

Please fill out the form on the right

When you click the Submit Payment button on the bottom of the form, you will be directed to PayPal where you can use your PayPal account or a credit card.

If you prefer, you may print, fill out, and mail this .pdf form with your personal check (you will find the mailing address on the form).

NOTE:  Providing us with your phone number and email enables us to: keep our membership list current and up-to-date; contact you if there is an issue with your membership; and allow us to email you with the news and communications which are a benefit of your membership.  Please be assured we treat your information the way we want ours to be treated; we do not share your information with anyone,  we do not send unnecessary correspondence, and we will never try to sell you anything.

Life Member Status“Life Member” shall be given to a member who has reached the age of 70 and has paid dues consecutively for the previous five years. No dues will be required.  To become a Life Member, please send an email to RIBAmembership@gmail.com