About Us

Welcome to the Beekeepers of the Northern Shenandoah (BONS) website. We are a group of beekeepers in the western and northern area of Virginia. The club sponsors beginning beekeeping classes each year, provides scholarships for young beekeepers, participates in local events related to bees, helps new beekeepers extract honey and is connected with the Virginia State Beekeepers Association.

VSBA 2015

(NEW INFO)  The Beekeepers of the Northern Shenandoah hosted the 2015 Spring Virginia State Bee Association in Winchester, VA. The dates were Friday and Saturday, June 12th and 13th. Over 200 attendees came to the campus of Shenandoah University in the Brandt Student Union Building. Great topics, speakers, camaraderie and food were enjoyed by all.  Next meeting is in November this fall in Weyers Cave check this website for details.   http://www.virginiabeekeepers.org/content/meetings-events

More Info

If you are interested in beekeeping or would like information on beekeeping, contact one of the following individuals.

  • Rusty Foltz – President (2014-2016)
  • rustyfoltz@gmail.com
  • If you’re interested in signing up for the 2016 Beginning Beekeeping Class, please email the lead teacher, John Lewis at johnlewis702@comcast.net