ANNOUNCING:  The First Annual Northern NM Rocky Mountain Sweet Spring Sting- “Thinking In and Out of the Bee Box”- A Symposium for Bee Stewards

With keynote speaker- Kirk Webster of Champlain Valley Bees and Queens from Vermont. Kirk has been breeding survivor stock Russian base queens for close to a decade without the use of chemicals. He is widely respected in various beekeeping and farming circles. I’ll post Kirk’s, “A New Paradigm for Beekeeping” shortly.

Also joining us will be Nate Downey of Permaculture Santa Fe. Nate has a new book which will be released on April 22 (40th Anniverary of Earth Day) entitled, Harvesting the Rain.

We also have special guest Corwin Bell from Colorado. He is known for The Back Yard Hive and is author of, The Bee Guardian

I will post links and articles for each of our guest presenters shortly- on this new blog, HIVE JIVE!

*Pre-Registration $20 (or $25 at the door)

To Pre-Register, and for additional info send an email to

Registration can be paid  online via PayPal with credit or debit card (no PayPal account needed).

See attached flyer!   2010 Sweet Spring Sting Symposium

What a great way to bloom into spring! There will be loads of info, good company and fun surprises! Hope to see you there!- sponsored by Zia Queenbee Co. with help from The Sangre de Cristo Beekeepers.