Monthly Archives: August 2013

Music, food and live bee raffle Saturday in Blacksburg!

Please join the New River Valley Beekeepers Association Sat., Aug. 24 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m at Nellie’s Cave Park (photos and park description) in Blacksburg (directions) for the annual club picnic. From 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Fort Vause, a three-piece old … Continue reading

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2013 NRVBA Picnic is a go!

Please join the New River Valley Beekeepers Association for the annual beekeeper picnic and monster raffle to celebrate another year with the bees and the association. We will gather at Nellie’s Cave Park (photos and park description) in Blacksburg (directions) … Continue reading

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Organizers needed for annual NRVBA picnic

Volunteers are urgently needed to plan and execute the annual New River Valley Beekeepers Association picnic! At the June meeting, the assembled members agreed on a tentative date of Aug. 24, but only one person has stepped forward to organize … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Hokie Bug Fest, October 19th

On Oct. 19, Virginia Tech is sponsoring the  3rd Annual Hokie Bug Fest, and organizers have requested that the NRVBA run a display and information table, as the organization has done in  years past. The club’s table has had big crowds … Continue reading

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Beginning Farmer Field Day at Virginia Tech’s Kentland Farm

Virginia Tech is offering a one-day event for beginning farmers and those interested in homesteading and self-sufficiency skills from 2-7 p.m. on Aug. 23 at Kentland Farm in Montgomery County.   The event includes sessions on farming, ranching and beekeeping, … Continue reading

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