Monthly Meetings

Check out upcoming events for the topics and activities for upcoming meetings of the Beekeepers of the Northern Shenandoah.

Meeting Dates for 2016

January 14 – International Honey Tasting by Bruce Bryant

February 11 –

March 10 –

Woodenware Workshop weekend TBD at Tom Miller’s Berryville

April 14 –

Field Day TBD at John Lewis Apiary Winchester

May 12 –

June 9 –

July Picnic Date To Be Determined

August 11 –

September 8 –

October 13 –

November 10 –

December Potluck – Date to Be Determined

Welcome to the Beekeepers of the Northern Shenandoah (BONS) website. We are a group of beekeepers in the western and northern area of Virginia. Our educational meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Grace Community Church at 2333 Roosevelt Blvd, Winchester, VA 22601.

The meetings usually start with a short business report (the business meeting is held separate from the educational meeting) then we have a topic presented by an experienced beekeeper on issues of managing beehives. The club sponsors beginning beekeeping classes each year, can provide a scholarship for young beekeepers, participates in local events related to bees, helps new beekeepers extract honey and is connected with the Virginia State Beekeepers Association.

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

Rusty Foltz – President (2014-2016)

Meeting Dates for 2015

February 12th

March 12th

April 9th-Roundtable Discussion about beekeeping, Holiday Inn, Winchester,VA

May 14th

June 11th (may be replaced by the VSBA mtg June 12th-June 13th)

July 9th (usually a potluck)

August 13th

September 10th

October 8th

November 11th

December 10th (potluck)

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