Category Archives: honeybee news

Honey bee package delivery date set

Those who have ordered honey bee packages from the New River Valley Beekeepers Association should prepare to pick them up on April 20. These are three-pound packages of Italian bees with a young queen coming from Gardner Aparies in Georgia … Continue reading

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Earth Day celebrates beekeepers

Join the New River Valley Beekeepers Association from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Grandin Court Earth Day celebration in Roanoke. Members Gyorgyi Voros and Sue Hossack will staff an NRVBA information table with live honey bees on display. Other … Continue reading

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2013 Beginning Beekeeping Workshop

Update: 2013 class is FULL. The Beginning Beekeeping Workshop lasts two Saturdays, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, 2 February, 2013 and 6 April, 2013. Cost is $55 per student and includes a beginner’s book, course materials, and lunch; $25 for … Continue reading

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2nd annual “Bug Fest” at Virginia Tech

The second annual Hokie Bugfest will be held on October 20, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Inn at Virginia Tech (Latham Ballroom). The Inn is on the edge of the Virginia Tech campus off Price’s Fork … Continue reading

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