Forager April 2020 Meeting

Due to shelter-in-place measures and social distancing, the Foragers held a virtual meeting for this month. With Zoom’s videoconferencing app, most of our Foragers were able to attend. We caught up on club business, mostly about cancellation of projects we had planned. Afterwards, we played a game using a coding game that co-leader Jen learned […]

Foragers February 2020 Meeting

For our February monthly meeting, club member Angel presented her educational program on the queen bee. We learned: The queen is more like a mother of the hive and not really a ruler. Attendant bees feed and clean her. The queen usually only leaves the hive for her nuptial mating flight or if the hive […]

Foragers January 2020 Meeting

The Foragers had a packed January meeting. We started with our normal business meeting. Our member, Ellie, gave her educational program on the queen bee. We learned that: You can identify the queen by her long abdomen and faint stripes when compared to the worker bees. Beekeepers use five different colors to mark the queen […]

Forager Beekeepers 2019 2020 Officers

Foragers November 2019 Meeting

This month’s meeting was a fun ceremony of inducting our new club officers for the 2019/2020 4-H year. For the induction, we used a trail mix theme to conduct the ceremony. The idea was that each officer would be inducted and would accept an integral ingredient for the trail mix.  As each officer was inducted, […]

Forager Beekeeper Brainstorming

Foragers September 2019 Meeting

September marks the close of the 4H year and October starts the new year. That means our club holds elections during the September meeting. We got to hear several speeches from club members telling us what office they wanted to run for and why the club should vote for them to hold the position. Congratulations […]

Foragers Fun Day and July 2019 Meeting

This month the Foragers got to float in a swimming pool while conducting our 4H business meeting. Due to a bad storm and knocking out the building where the Foragers hold their meetings, we had to cancel the regularly scheduled meeting. Luckily, we had planned our annual fun day of a pool party at club […]

Delegate Knight Speaking with the 4-H'ers

Foragers February 2019 Meeting

AT the Foragers’ monthly meeting, we first discussed the club’s old and new business. The members gave a review of the 4-H Day at the State Capitol. The Foragers sent seven club members to the Richmond this year. They got to meet our Delegate Barry Knight and tour the Capitol Building. After eating lunch, the […]