Annual Spring Honeybee Workshop 2020

Saturday May 9, 2020; 10:00 AM-2:00 PM (RAIN OR SHINE!)

This workshop will once again be held at the home of Priscilla and Eural Clippard. 

856 Musser’s Mill Road, Crockett, Virginia 24323

Directions: From The Dutch Pantry, 6891 W Lee Hwy, Rural Retreat, VA 24368:

 Turn right onto Main Street, 0.6 mi. Turn left onto Glenow Road, 0.8 mi.Continue onto State Route 675/4 Seasons Rd, 2.0 mi.Turn right onto State Route 699.Destination will be on the left.  Look for “MEBA” signs at intersections.

  • The “Hive Dives” will be 10 am-12 noon. This is a chance to go thru an actual hive inspection in a small group with an experience beekeeper.
  • Lunch will be noon – 2 pm.
  • In addition to the workshop, we will have our annual raffle for a 4-frame manual honey extractor, a silent auction of bee equipment and other items, and lots of opportunity to meet and greet other beekeepers.

* MEBA will provide meat, cheese, bread, lettuce, tomato, onion, condiments, plates, cutlery, napkins, bottled water, tea and lemonade for lunch. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. There will be restrooms available. Parking will be in the pasture across the road.

* If you have bee suits, please bring them. There will be extras available if you don’t have yours yet. Also bring a camp chair. We look forward to seeing each of you then!

Please fill out the RSVP Form and send by email to by May 7.