May Meeting News

Blue-Ribbon-HoneyThis time of year we are looking forward to a bountiful honey harvest.  What will you do with your harvest? Come to our May meeting to learn how to make creamed honey and how to enter your prize honey in the State Fair competition.  Bob Gibson will show you how!  Our May meeting will be Thursday May 14th at 7:00 pm.

We  meet on the second Thursday of each month at the Friends Meeting House.    The Meeting House is conveniently located at 4500 Kensington Ave. Richmond Virginia 23221.  Click here for a map.  Hope to see you there!

Please be sure to park only on Commonwealth Ave.  The neighbors of the Meeting House will thank you.little-tikes-bumble-bee-buggy

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Advanced Beekeeping Class

nectarclose2Ready to take your beekeeping skills to the next level?  Here is your chance to learn from the experts!    Instructors Dr. Rick Fell from Virginia Tech and our state apiarist Keith Tignor will share their expertise. The class takes place on May 9th, 2015.   Click on this link to find out more about this excellent event and find out how to register.

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News to Buzz About

Spring Will Be Here Soon!

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Soon spring will be here and it will be time to install your bees. This is an exciting event and you want to do it right.  Bob Stapleton will explain how to install packages to get your bees moved in and ready for the summer ahead.  See you March 12th at 7:00 pm.

Do you know someone between the ages of 8 and 18 who would like to be a beekeeper? The Richmond Beekeepers Association is sponsoring scholarships to encourage the next generation of beekeepers.  Check out our Activities page to find out more.

 

We  meet on the second Thursday of each month at the Friends Meeting House.    The Meeting House is conveniently located at 4500 Kensington Ave. Richmond Virginia 23221.  Click here for a map.  Hope to see you there!

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