Forager June 2020 Meeting

It’s been quite a change for the Foragers this year. The spring is usually one of our most busiest times of year.  We’ve tried to stay connected through Zoom meetings. We held our June meeting virtually. The club members got to see pictures of the club hive that we are planning on starting soon. Special […]

Forager Honey Bee State Essay Winner

We congratulate Forager member, Paul, for coming in third place in the state honey bee essay contest. This year, the theme of the contest was: Overwintering: Bee Survival through the Cold Season Honey bees have developed special skills to overwinter in the United States. Please discuss one of these skills and then include a discussion […]

Foragers Entrepreneur Workshop

For the past two months, the Foragers have been doing homework and doing analysis on different types of products made with things that you get from a beehive (honey, wax, etc.) that our club members could make and sell as fundraisers. In Part 1, club members presented different products and recipes and for Part 2, […]

Foragers at 4-H Day at the State Capitol

Foragers 4-H Day at the Capitol 2020

By Lynn J. This month, several of our Foragers attended the 4-H Day at the State Capitol. We left for the Capitol around 6:15 a.m. There were two vans. When we arrived in Richmond, we went to the Hampton Inn hotel. There we met some of the other groups and legislators. When we left there, […]

Foragers December 2019 Meeting

What a fun time the Foragers had at our December monthly meeting.  Luther presented his first ever Forager program on honey bees and the hive to the club and did a wonderful job. After conducting the business meeting, we moved on to our Christmas party where all members brought a dish. We had meatballs, sandwiches, […]

Foragers October 2019 Meeting

The Foragers had a busy meeting this month. Our new president, Paul, did a great job chairing his first meeting. Two of our members gave educational presentations. Kayla did a presentation on Pollination and Alexia did a presentation on What is a Bee? Both did a great job. We also welcomed a visitor and hopefully […]