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2019 Beekeeping Hardware Workshop

The Huguenot Beekeeper's Association is hosting their annual Beekeeping Hardware Workshop on March 23rd, 2019 from 9am - 3pm. Bring your unassembled hive bodies, frames and foundation and let us help you build your beekeeping equipment. HBA club members will provide air tools, jigs, staples, nails and glue and assist you as needed. You just need to bring your unassembled equipment.

Individual stations will be setup for assembling hive bodies, assembling frames, wiring frames and installing foundation in frames. This event is free and open to the public. Detailed information can be found on the Beekeeping Hardware Workshop Flyer

Why Did My Bees Die?

Winter is the most common time of the year for beekeepers to lose a colony. Beginning on page 14 of the "Wintering Bees In Cold Climates" document is a process to identify the reason the colony was lost so that the beekeeper can take corrective action to protect other colonies and increase survival rates in subsequent years: Diagnosing Deadouts

2019 Beginning Beekeeper Course

Registration for the 2019 Beginning Beekeeper Course is closed. Participants can find information including dates and locations on the Classes Page.


The Huguenot Beekeepers Association is a group of experienced and beginner beekeepers that are dedicated to promoting beekeeping in our communities and supporting each other in our beekeeping activities. We meet on the first Thursday of each month in the Powhatan Village Auditorium from 7-9pm. Our next meeting is:

Powhatan Village Building Auditorium
3910 Old Buckingham Road
Powhatan, VA 23139

Huguenot Beekeepers Associations goals are:
  • Promote new beekeepers in our area through education, technical support, and long term viability.
  • Exchange beekeeping best practices to enhance all apiaries.
  • Be the source of the latest technical advice from experts.
  • Support the Virginia Beekeepers Association for legislature and other matters.
  • Have fun!

Mailing Address:
Huguenot Beekeepers Association
PO Box 681
Powhatan, VA 23139