Lompoc Honey is dedicated to educating the public regarding the benefits of honeybees and beekeeping; providing a forum for cooperation between beekeepers; and supporting backyard and small-scale beekeeping.

Take A Class
Attend An Event
Get Involved


Enroll in  a Beekeeping  Class

Allan Hancock College offers on-going Beekeeping related classes through their Community Education Program.  Here is their website for on-line registration: www.hancockcollege.edu/community_education/ or for more information call 922-6966, ext 3209 or toll-free 1-866-342-5242 x 3209.

Allan Hancock College Community Education, Bldg. S., 800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, Ca 93454.  Classes are held on Saturdays at the Santa Maria Campus and also at the Allan Hancock College, Solvang Center, 320 Alisal Road, Room 1, Solvang, Ca.  They normally are scheduled to start at 9:00am and end at 11:55 a.m.


Schedule or Attend a Honey Tasting Event

Infrequent and annual honey tasting events are scheduled at local venues including:

A Little Something Special -  109 South H St, located in Lompoc.    (805) 588- 9100
Down to Earth Gardening Solutions, 141 G East Highway 246, located in Buellton, CA.  (805) 686-4444
Flying Goat Cellars, 1520 East Chestnut Court, Unit A,  in the Lompoc Wine Ghetto.  (805) 736-9032

Contact  Archie at (805) 291-3279 to schedule a private or public honey tasting event.

Attend a  Beekeeping Orientation:  One day classes are $40 per student. Specific dates pending.  Contact Archie to reserve a slot or sign-up at A Little Something Special, 109 South H Street in Lompoc.  These orientations are normally on Saturday mornings from 0900 - 1300.

Get Involved

We are actively involved in seeking environmental justice for honeybees and other pollinators through affiliation with organizations including:

The Fund For Santa Barbara   (www.fundforsantabarbara.com)
Santa Barbara Beekeepers Association (www.sbba.org)
The California State Beekeepers Association (www.castatebeekeepers.com)
The Lompoc Valley Beekeepers Association (www.lvbka.org)
The Western Apicultural Society (www.www.groups.ucanr.org/WAS/)
The Pollinator Partnership (www.pollinator.org)
Project Apis m (www.www.projectapism.org)

Home Grown By Heroes: Visit this link for more information: (www.homegrownbyheroes.com)
The Santa Maria Beekeepers AssociationMeetings: 7 p.m., the 4th Tuesdays in January, March, May, September, November and December. Contact: Tara Hoffman or Marty at 934-4453 or Thea at 929-6878 for  more information.

The Lompoc Valley Beekeepers meet on the second Tuesday of each month at the Flying Goat Cellars Wine Tasting Room.  Refer to this link for more information: (www.flyinggoatcellars.com) or (www.lvbka.org)

The Bee Friendly Farming Initiative

Visit for more information or contact Kathy@pfspbees.org.  This event is sponsored by the Fund for Santa Barbara.
Meetings: First Tuesday of each month from 12-1:30 p.m.
Anderson Recreation Center - Panorama Room - 125 West Walnut Ave.
The contact person for more information is Cristina at 805-922-1707 x200 or cgonzalez@fundforsantabarbara.org.
This is a venue to address "the causes and solutions for social, economic, environmental and/or political challenges in the Lompoc Valley."

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