- Educate members and the public on the science and art of honeybee husbandry
- Enhance the appreciation of pollinator’s value to humanity and the environment
- Continually adapt to environmental challenges to assure quality bee stewardship
Highly educated, informed and participatory membership committed to continuous outreach and community support of honeybees leading to increased colony numbers and societal awareness.
Meeting Time and LocationMeetings every 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm.
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We won’t be meeting in December this year. Plan to join us in the new year. On January 9th, 2020 Doug Anderson and Keith White , with Honey and the Hive, will give a demonstration on how to build frames and … Continue reading
Winter will get here eventually and we want to be sure our bees are ready. Our speaker for our November meeting will be Brad Shaw from Gentle Bee Apiaries, Verona, VA. He will be sharing his methods of keeping bees … Continue reading
Our October meeting will be at Black Heath Meadery on Thursday October 10th, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The owner Bill Cavender with show us the process for making mead and then we get to have a sample! Yum! Join us … Continue reading
Come and hear how your fellow beekeepers are doing with their hives. Got a good story? Got a question? Got an answer? Come and share or just listen during our Open Mic Night at our next meeting on Thursday September … Continue reading
It is hard to believe but the State Fair will be here soon! For us that means it is time to sign up to work the beekeeper booth at the state fair! Have lots of fun educating the public about … Continue reading
Join us on Thursday August 8th at 7:00 pm. at Greenwood Methodist Church (see direction on the right). One of our favorite speakers, state apiarist Keith Tignor as he will lead us through the crucial process of treating for mites. … Continue reading