Instructor: Frank Mortimer

Frank Mortimer
Frank Mortimer is an adjunct instructor at the Cornell University Master Beekeeping Program, Vice President of the New Jersey State Beekeepers Association, and a Certified Master Beekeeper. Frank is the author of Bee People and the Bugs They Love, (Kensington Publishing, Summer 2020) and has written multiple articles featured in the widely circulated Bee Culture Magazine. As president of the Northeast NJ Beekeepers Association?a position he has held since 2011?he has: significantly grown his club?s membership, aligned the Northeast NJ Beekeepers with Ramapo College, and founded the ?Honey Cup," an annual honey tasting competition. Frank has promoted beekeeping throughout the Northeast by speaking to everyone from school children to gardening clubs and civic organizations. He has led beekeeping seminars across New Jersey and at The New York Botanical Garden. In addition, he successfully campaigned for his hometown of Ridgewood to become New Jersey's first ?Bee City USA.? Frank is married, has three children, and beekeeping is something the whole family enjoys doing together. For more information, please visit

Classes by this instructor

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
Expert beekeepers Frank Mortimer and Bob Slanzi walk you through the ins more...
223CKG206 03/13 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Slanzi