Colonial Beekeepers "Getting Started in Beekeeping" presentation will be a great opportunity for those of you considering beekeeping to come out and see what it is all about! We will have a meet and greet informational meeting where folks can come out and just consider whether beekeeping makes any sense for themselves and their situation. A try-before-you-buy session, if you will, where we will make a quick presentation on:
What it takes to be a beekeeper - basic yard reqs, good (or no) neighbors, money, desire;
What it's like to be a beekeeper - time it takes, knowledge investment needed;
and we will have some equipment on display and beekeepers there to answer the myriad of questions that you may have.
This presentation will be given at two different times and locations:
January 10th, 10:15 AM at the Tabb Public Library, 100 Long Green Blvd, Yorktown, VA 23693, click here for directions.
January 10th, 1:30 PM at Brent & Becky's Bulbs, 7900 Daffodil Ln, Gloucester Courthouse, VA 23061, click here for directions.
Come on out and see what the "buzz" is all about!
We are a group of beekeepers from the Peninsula and Middle Peninsula areas of Virginia. Members range from as far south as Hampton, to as far north as Middlesex, to as far east as Mathews and all points between. Our purposes are many:
*Enjoying the wonders of nature
*Fostering the keeping, efficient management, and preservation of honey bees
*Providing pollination for local agriculture
*Informing members and our communities of the ecological and economic benefits of honey bees
*Educating members in the science and techniques of apiculture (Being "beekeepers" and not "bee-havers")
Regular meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 7 PM to 9 PM, in the Fellowship Hall of St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Yorktown, VA.
For directions to St. Luke's click here.
Come out and join us!
(2012 August Workshop)