Classified Ads

A note about Classified Ads

Classified Ads appear for a 2-month cycle on the OBA website. In addition, if received by the deadline (below), the ad will be printed in the classified section of the Ontario Bee Journal, unless directed otherwise.

If a Classifed Ad request is received after the OBJ submission deadline, it will only appear online for that cycle. Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item sell or the price change.

OBJ issue:

Submission deadline for Classified Ad
to appear in
Ontario Bee Journal:

January/February

November 30th
March/AprilJanuary 31st
May/JuneMarch 31st
July/AugustMay 31st
September/OctoberJuly 31st
November/DecemberSeptember 30th

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HELP WANTED: PART-TIME APIARY TECHNICIAN

Contact: 
Bee Local (416)
Location: 
Toronto
T: 
647-893-6298

From May to November 2018.

Duties: 

  • Handle, feed and care for honey bee colonies in a manner appropriate for the season
  • Recognize, report and monitor hive health issues & apply appropriate cures/controls
  • Collect and package honey, pollen & beeswax
  • Drive vehicles, make deliveries
  • Manufacture, assemble & maintain hive equipment
  • Operate & maintain other apiary related equipment
  • Keep field and/or production records
  • Interact with clients, vendors, and property owners
  • Retail product demonstrations

Experience: Minimum 2-5 years experience handling bees. Urban beekeeping experience a plus.

Send resume to info@beelocal416.ca

HIVES AND NUCS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Geoff & Gabriela Jennen, Georgian Bay Honey
Location: 
Owen Sound, ON
T: 
519 372-2046

LOOKING FOR BEEKEEPERS

Contact: 
Alison Gracey

Looking for beekeepers to test a new device to make bees more disease-resistant.

Please contact Alison Gracey at beedefence@gmail.com. Thank you.

2017 HONEY FOR SALE IN BARRELS

Contact: 
Matthew / Aaron Hunking
Location: 
Flesherton, Ontario
T: 
705 351-2459

This season's honey for sale in barrels. Contact Matthew or Aaron for price and delivery.

FOR SALE: DRUMS OF 2017 ONTARIO HONEY

Contact: 
Brian Rowaan
Location: 
Noëlville | French River
T: 
905-328-6066 (cell)

Large or small orders welcome. 

Call for pricing and delivery.

DANCING BEE EQUIPMENT

Location: 
Port Hope, Ontario
T: 
905 753-2623

Bulk Honey by the Barrel $2.50 lb 

Spring 2018 Nucs Orders - Starting January 1st

FOR SALE: USED DADANT 60 FRAME EXTRACTOR

Contact: 
Dave
Location: 
Lakefield, ON
T: 
705 931-3281

Working condition $3500.00 or trade for honey. 

EARLY QUEEN ARRIVALS

Contact: 
Peter Mewett
Location: 
Canada
T: 
613 395-3225


Queens from Australia, California and Hawaii

  • plan now for 2018
  • order early to ensure your requests
  • quality service and reasonable pricing for early season: splits, re-queening or pollination needs
  • shipping from Toronto
         -by air (Air Canada) to major Canadian centres
         -by courier (Priority Post) to Ontario destinations

Arrival dates through April and May. Confirm final orders by mid-February.

WE WILL MAKE YOUR WAX INTO YOUR FOUNDATION

Contact: 
Ferguson Apiaries
Location: 
Hensall, ON
T: 
519 236-4979

Or buy it pre-made.

Contact us for more information.

COLD CREEK NATURAL HONEY

Contact: 
Nick / Shelley
Location: 
Caledon/King
T: 
416 795-1370 / 647 990-1061
  • Honey
  • Pollen
  • Swarm retrieval 

QUEENS & NUCS

Contact: 
Darryl Walker
Location: 
Amherstburg - Essex County
T: 
519-819-8077

Our locally reared and mated queens are gentle and great honey producers. The parent stock is proven to overwinter well in Ontario. We are a certified Queen and Nuc producer.

Our products include mated queens, queen cells, nucs, bee packages for top bar hives, Honey, and Apriary supplies. We can provide bees to beekeepers in Essex County and the Western part of Chatham-Kent. Delivery and installation assistance available.  Call, text, or email for information and pricing. 

2017 ONTARIO WILDFLOWER HONEY FOR SALE

Contact: 
Blake
T: 
613 827-2373

For sale in drums, 620 lbs per drum.

Pure beeswax for sale, minimum order of 50 lbs.

Delivery available at an extra cost.

NUCS & COMPLETE HIVE FOR SALE

Contact: 
thesquarebee@yahoo.ca
Location: 
61 Brechin Cres., Ottawa, Ontario

Winterized Strong And healthy Colony and nucs  for Sale.

Complete Bee hive (320$) contain :

  •  4 Frames of brood.
  •  6 frames of pollen and honey.

Nucs (200$) contain :

  • 2 frames of brood.
  • 3 frames of pollen and honey.

WANTED: BUCKWHEAT HONEY

Contact: 
Denise
Location: 
Peterborough
T: 
705 750-5505

Black - Good quality

In pails or barrels

NUCS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Reg Lumley
Location: 
Sarnia, ON
T: 
519 464-3326

4 drawn combs

2 frames of brood with laying queen

In plastic nuc transfer boxes (box cost $7.50)

600 new frames and foundations

APITOUR NICARAGUA

Contact: 
Gregory Lynch
Location: 
Nicaragua
T: 
438 837-6763

Learn more about beekeeping and discover Nicaragua this winter!

Prices vary from $2250 to $3000 and include:

  • Airfare
  • Accomodation
  • 3 meals per day
  • All beekeeping activities and course

For more information e-mail Greg Lynch or view webpage.

HELP WANTED: 6 SEASONAL BEEKEEPER LABOURERS IN ALVINSTON, ONTARIO, CANADA

Contact: 
Munro Honey
Location: 
Alvinston, Ontario (Southwestern Ontario), Canada

From April until December 2018.

Work is physically demanding and includes hive management and maintenance. Need to be in good physical condition. Ability to work long hours and some weekends. International drivers license is an asset, must be able to follow instructions in English, Most importantly not allergic to bees. Wage will be between $11.60 to $12.04 per hour. Full time seasonal, team player, education (no degree, certificate or diploma necessary).

Send resume to: info@munrohoney.com or mail to: Munro Honey, Box #428, Alvinston, Ontario, Canada N0N 1A0

HIGHLANDS HONEY - EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING APIARY - SPRING 2018

Contact: 
Highlands Honey
Location: 
Portland, ON
T: 
613 272-2588

I'm happily retired from commercial Queen and Nuc production and busy developing two innovative ways to share the art of raising queen bees.

1. An Experiential Learning Series:  A day in the life of a Queen Rearer

It's a workshop and Ecotour with a chef inspired lunch!

Season Opener (colony and nuc assessment, I.P.M, breeder queens, ergonomics and more!)

Sunday, May 6, 2018  

Queen Rearing (set up breeder box, cell starter/finisher, graft)

Saturday, May 12, 2018
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Saturday, July 7, 2018
Sunday, July 8, 2018 

Beekeeper's Smorgasbord  (2-Queen colonies, splitting/combining, I.P.M., Queen introduction, swarms, smoker fuel, ergonomics, etc.)

Sunday, June 17, 2018
Saturday, August 4, 2018 

Space is limited. Register now to reserve your seat.

2. Mobile Queen Rearing Services

This on-site service is designed for beekeepers interested in propagating their own stock. 45 cells or more.

To learn more or to register, contact: highlandshoneyinfo@gmail.com or 613-272-2588

ONTARIO HONEY FOR SALE

Contact: 
Mike Kutsyy
Location: 
Uxbridge, ON
T: 
416 669-6216

DOUBLE BROOD BOX HIVES AVAILABLE FOR EARLY SPRING 2018

Contact: 
Saginaw Apiary
Location: 
Cannington, ON
T: 
705 432-2670

Taking orders for limited quantity of double brood box hives available in May, June or early July 2018.

Honey can be produced in the same year of purchase.

Inspected by OMAFRA.

Please call to place order.

NUCS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Doug McRory
T: 
519 820-2811

4 drawn frames, 2 frames of brood with laying queen.

Available mid-May to the end of June.

Pick up at:

187 Dawn Ave, Guelph, ON N1G 5J9

Please call to be added to the list for 2018 nucs.

SZABO QUEENS - QUALITY QUEENS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Tibor Szabo
Location: 
Pick up in Puslinch or can arrange shipping.
T: 
519 836-5617 or 519 763-2715

Szabo Queens - quality queens, queen cells, nucs and hives available for 2018. Taking orders now.

2017 ONTARIO HONEY, AND BAFFLE TANK FOR SALE

Contact: 
Peter Matveev
Location: 
Elmvale, Ontario
T: 
705 322-8084 or mobile: 705 309-8571

This season’s crop of Ontario Honey for sale in barrels.

Also for sale, 3- or 4-frame baffle tank.

Contact Peter for more information and pricing.

FRAMES AND FOUNDATION FOR SALE

Contact: 
Henry, Cedarwood Honey
Location: 
Harriston, ON
T: 
519 338-2442 or 519 994-4400

Medium and Deep assembled wooden frames for sale.

Available with or without Acorn plastic foundation.  Acorn foundation is a long lasting foundation that has precision molded cells and will not bow or warp.

Price breaks with larger quantity orders.

StickerYou.com

Contact: 
Bruce Canales
Location: 
219 Dufferin St. Suite 6A Toronto, ON M6K 3J1
T: 
416 908-5865

StickerYou is the only online platform in the world where you can upload your own designs or artwork to create completely custom stickers, labels, large format decals, temporary tattoos, iron-ons and magnets. Order your sticky products in any shape, any size and any quantity you wish. StickerYou has no minimum order quantity on most products so you can order the right number of stickers or labels to fit your needs.

LOOKING TO BUY 30 - 50 POUNDS OF CANADIAN RED PROPOLIS

Contact: 
Sylvain
Location: 
Québec
T: 
Sylvain: 514 909-4763

Please contact Sylvain for details and pricing.

FOR SALE: NUCS, WOODWARE AND SUPPLIES

Contact: 
John
Location: 
Innisfil and Aurora, ON
T: 
416-819-2337

Nucs start at $150.
We sell any quantity of bees required.

Complete ensemble equipment available including quality woodware:

  • Deep box $11/box (to start)
  • Medium box: $10/box (to start)
  • Inner cover, cover & bottom board $13 (to start)

Pollination service also available.

Do not hesitate to call.

2017 HONEY FOR SALE

Contact: 
Neil Carter
Location: 
Merrickville, ON
T: 
613 315-2688

Canada Grade #1 Honey packed in 30 lb. pails for sale at wholesale pricing.
Mixed floral source, primarily wildflower. 
Primary filtering only, no heat applied.
Ready for your further processing and packing.

MEDIVET - YOUR FIRST CHOICE FOR HEALTHY BEES

Location: 
Alberta
T: 
403 652-4441 F: 403 652-3692

Fumagilin - B, Oxytet-25, Foul Brood mix, Varroa Mite control strips, Liquid Formic Acid 65%, Bee-Repel, Oxalic Acid, safety equipment, and optimiser applicator for O.A.

HOGAN'S WINTER WRAPS

Contact: 
Tim Hogan, Hogans' Honey & Maple Products Inc.
Location: 
Bath, ON
T: 
613 352-7442 ext. 301

Sizes Available:  Single, double, and double-double.

Tried & tested
Non-Absorbant
Light Weight
Time Saving
Easy Storage

Call for information & pricing.

BUCKWHEAT HONEY FOR SALE

Contact: 
Mike Kutsyy
T: 
416 669-6216

Buckwheat honey for sale. 

Contact Mike for details. 

 

FOR SALE: GOOD USED OPEN TOPPED BARRELS WITH LIDS AND RINGS

Contact: 
John Van Alten, Dutchman's Gold Inc.
Location: 
Carlisle
T: 
905 659-6371

$15.00 F.O.B.
Call or email for quantity pricing.

NEW WORLD CARNIOLANS NUCS AND QUEENS

Contact: 
info@forestdewhoney.com
Location: 
Carp, Ontario
  • Our instrumentally inseminated New World Carniolan breeder queens are obtained directly from the New World Carniolan breeding program. They are kept and tested for one year by the New World Carniolan.
  • Our drone mother queens are pure New World Carniolans, we keep them for a year before we use them. We test them for pest/disease resistance, hygienic behavior and productivity, they should have very scores in these categories as well as beside passing our tests for docility and overwintering.
  • We are a member of the Ontario Resistant Honey Bee Selection Program “ORHBS”.
  • Queens are available July-September. Overwintered nucs are available in May. please check our web page for availability and prices.

ACCOMMODATIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE 2017 AGM

Contact: 
Don George
Location: 
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
T: 
905 332-9626

Looking for something other than a Hotel for your stay at the Niagara Falls AGM in November? Then consider staying in Niagara-on-the-Lake, a 20-minute drive through wine country from the falls. My two homes in NOTL will sleep 6 and 8 people comfortably. Go to www.cottageinnsofniagara.ca for details. The houses are fully equipped and less than a block from all of the shopping and restaurants.

COMMERCIAL OXALIC ACID VAPORIZER

Contact: 
Allen Martens
Location: 
Manitoba

Aimed at enabling commercial beekeepers to treat for varrow mite. The VMeliminator is able to effectively vaporize oxalic acid in a temperature controlled chamber. By controlling the temperature of the vaporization chamber consistend results are achieved each time.

For more information please go to www.vmeliminator.com.

FOR SALE: QUALITY WOODENWARE

Contact: 
Henry, Cedarwood Honey
Location: 
Harriston, ON
T: 
519 338-2443 C: 519 994-4400

Deep and medium depth finger jointed supers (select, commercial and budget). Assembled boxes painted or wax dipped. Wooden frames, bottom boards, bee escapes, inner and outer covers, hive top feeders, screened bottom boards, nuc boxes and more.  Competitively priced.

NUCS AND BEE SUPPLIES AVAILABLE

Contact: 
Emanuel Martin, Martin's Nursery
Location: 
4266 Orangehill Rd., RR #1, Wroxeter, ON N0G 2X0. 1 concession north of Wroxeter on Belmore Line.

Quality woodenware

  • deep and medium depth finger joint and dado supers
  • Select, commercial, and budget grades
  • Wooden frames
  • bottom boards
  • bee escapes
  • inner covers
  • outer covers
  • hive top feeders
  • screened bottom boards
  • nuc boxes
  • foundations
  • tools and more 

Taking orders for nucs available early June - Large or small it's worth your call.

Come check us out, very competitive prices.

Closed Sundays.

DOMINION & GRIMM INC.

Contact: 
Jenny
T: 
1 877 676-1914

Call and ask for the packaging pdf and we would be pleased to send it off.

We have everything you need for the honey season!

And new products are always being added.

D&G is family owned for over 100+ years and still going strong.
We support the OBA and North American and especially Canadian Manufactured goods.

STANABBEY BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES

Contact: 
Jean Jones T: 514 891-2730 or Joël Laberge T: 450 567-9912
Location: 
St. Stanislas de Kostka, QC

We sell supplies for all your beekeeping needs, including:

  • Queens from Olivarez Honey Bees in California and Kona Queen in Hawaii (from April to September).
  • Package bees. RESERVE NOW!!!
  • Liquid bulk sugar.
  • Complete Bee, an all-natural, all inclusive honey bee food supplement that helps maintain honey bee intestinal integrity.

DICKEY BEE HONEY IN COOKSTOWN IS OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FOR ALL YOUR BEEKEEPING NEEDS

Location: 
4031 3rd Line, Cookstown, ON
T: 
705 458-1258

4th generation beekeeper, Dickey Bee Honey, offers an extensive range of:

  • Hive Tools & Accessories
  • Beekeeping Clothing
  • Processing Equipment
  • Bee Nutrition
  • Frames/Foundations
  • Wooden Wares
  • Glass & Plastics
  • Medication & Treatments
  • Corrugated Nuc Boxes with top screen for ventilation
  • Hygienic Queens / Nucs / single / Double hives

Active member of ORHBS program. breeding for gentleness, disease & mite tolerance and wintering.

Feel free to call, email or drop into the Dickey Bee Honey store at 4031 3rd Line in Cookstown.

CPR & First Aid Training Available

Contact: 
Johanna Moloughney
Location: 
Hamilton, Toronto, Niagara, Tri-Cities (K-W, Guelph, Cambridge)
T: 
416 882-8264

Canadian Red Cross Training Partner, AAA Action CPR & First Aid, offers custom training for individuals and groups. Perfect for new staff or as a refresher. Plan your training now before the busy bee season starts.

Please call Johanna for more information.

TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR SPRING NUCS

Contact: 
Innisfil Creek Honey Beekeeping Supplies
Location: 
6090 10 Sideroad, Innisfil, ON L0L 1L0 (north of Toronto)
T: 
705 456-5093

Reserve now for an early pick up.

We are a certified Ontario Honeybee Queen, Nucleus and Colony Producer!!!

Buy with Confidence!!!

We also have the largest inventory of beekeeping Equipment and Supplies North of Toronto.

IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY AND HEALTH WITH GERMAN DESIGNED, TESTED AND MADE NASSENHEIDER PRODUCTS

Contact: 
Greg Hawkins
T: 
519 803-0413

A-S Tabletop fill machine

  • Quick - up to 350 x 500g jars per hour
  • Accurate - variance within 3ml/1000ml fill
  • Sanitary - contact surfaces are of food grade materials
  • For demo click here and here.

Professional Formic Acid Evaporator

  • Effective - prolongs evaporation of FA over the brood cycle, 70-95% removal of varroa
  • Safe - European tests show minimal harm to brood and queens
  • Cost effective - one charge of FA, and is re-usable

BUSY BEE BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES

Location: 
Toledo, ON
T: 
613 275-1112

Busy Bee Beekeeping Supplies: beekeeping equipment and supplies.

Beeswax and bee pollen bought and sold.

PROMOTE YOUR 100% ONTARIO HONEY! OBA CAN HELP.

Contact: 
OBA Office
Location: 
Milton
T: 
905 636-0661

100% Ontario Honey promotion items are available: Road signs, banners, vendor aprons, brochures.

Visit the OBA website, www.ontariobee.com, for promotional items to enhance your profile as a local beekeeper and enhance your sales and marketing activities.

Available for pick-up in Milton or we will ship FOB, Milton. 

OXFORD HONEY & SUPPLIES

Contact: 
John Van Blyderveen
Location: 
Burgessville, ON
T: 
519 550-1096

LACELLE'S APIARY - BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Paul Lacelle
Location: 
Carleton Place, Ontario
T: 
613 253-0566

Check out our new website for beekeeping supplies, honey and beeswax products.

BEE MAID - CANADA'S BEEKEEPING SOURCE

Location: 
Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan (contact your nearest outlet)

We can handle your sugar requirements. Dry or liquid - small lots or trailer loads.

Bee Maid buys light and dark beeswax at competitive prices.

Top quality products for beekeepers: foundation, queen rearing supplies, beekeepers apparel & tools, hive equipment, novelties, honey containers, extracting equipment, medications & treatments, and packaged bees & queens.