FUN BEE FACT: “Honey bees have hair on their eyeballs which allows them to monitor wind speed and direction.”-Louise Edsell, Director of Education, Sweet Virginia Foundation
Azure B LLC – Located in Maryland, but they have at least one class in Alexandria
Beekeeping Association of Northern Virginia (BANV) -Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax
Beekeepers of Northern Shenandoah (BONS) – Clarke, Frederick, Warren, Fauquier
DC Beekeepers Alliance – Washington, DC
Gateway Beekeepers – King George, Caroline, Westmoreland
Loudoun Beekeepers Association (LBA) – Loudoun
Northern Piedmont Beekeepers Association (NPBA) – Culpeper, Rappahannock, Orange, Madison, Fauquier
Northern VA Beekeeping Consortium – Extensive listing of area beekeeping classes
Prince William Regional Beekeepers Association – Prince William County Bee School
Rappahannock Area Beekeepers Association (RABA) – Spotsylvania, Stafford
Sweet Virginia – Local honey bee education for kids.
In the Tedx Talk video below…
Louise Edsell, northern Virginia beekeeper and Director of Education at the Sweet Virginia Foundation, talks about the importance of honeybees and teaching our youth about them.