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 Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item sell or the price change.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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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.

HIGHLANDS HONEY - THE ART OF RAISING QUEENS - 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.

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

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

 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

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.

BEEHIVES AND EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

Contact: 
Justin Hossack
T: 
613 407-0768
Beehives and equipment for sale:

- 6 double hives
- 8 single hives
- unassembled medium boxes
- veil jacket, gloves, smoker, tools, bottom boards, excluders...

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. 

APIARY AUCTION

Contact: 
Rapid-Sell
Location: 
Orangeville
T: 
519 763-1856

APIARY AUCTION

This online auction includes beehives, processing equipment, extraction equipment, a Yamaha ATV, Ford diesel skidsteer, forklift, & more! Everything is being sold unreserved! Bid online!

Auction runs from July 9th – July 13th, 2017.

Location: Orangeville / Caledon

Contact: Rapid-Sell - 519-763-1856 

For more information, visit the website - www.rapid-sell.ca.

BEEHIVES AND EXTRACTOR FOR SALE

Contact: 
Milorad Kunic
Location: 
Hamilton area
T: 
905 573 7369

10 single beehives for sale, all in good shape, strong colonies – treated for mites. $160 each. 

20-frame electric Maxant Honey Extractor in good condition for sale. Made in the USA. Horizontal – radial. Pictures are available upon request. $1200 or best offer.

For more information, call or email Milorad Kunic.  

AVAILABLE TO HELP

Contact: 
Zulima Alvarez-Arroyo
Location: 
Milton
T: 
289 878-6747

Hello beekeepers. I have just completed the beginner’s course with the OBA Tech Transfer program. I'm in love more so with bees and everything that goes with it. I would love the opportunity to work with someone this season to get some hands on experience. If you can help a beginner out please contact me.

Hive 'N Hoe Country Store

Location: 
678 Kincardine Ave., Kincardine, N2Z 2W3
T: 
519 396-3529 or 866 314-3529
  • beekeeping supplies
  • honey
  • honey comb
  • pollen 
  • and propolis

Open Mon to Sat 10-5

NUCS WITH NEW ONTARIO QUEENS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Ken Taylor, Harmony Hives
Location: 
Simcoe, ON
T: 
519 428-5391 or 519 428-7100

$150 per nuc.

HIVES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Steve and Dianne Hills
Location: 
Tara, ON
T: 
519 934-3013

Single and double hives available.

 

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. 

FOR SALE: MAXANT JUNIOR CAPPINGS SPINNER

Contact: 
Wayne Brown
Location: 
St. Thomas
T: 
519 639-8993

Great condition.

Price firm $1,400.

WANTED: BUCKWHEAT HONEY

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

Black - Good quality

In pails or barrels

FOR SALE: NEW & USED BEE BOXES & BEE FRAMES

Contact: 
Joe Howe
Location: 
266 Hwy 518 East, Emsdale, ON, P0A 1J0
T: 
705 636-5152

Assembled and Unassembled.

Cash only.

FOR SALE: MAXANT EXTRACTOR

Contact: 
Paul Turner, Turnview Farm
Location: 
Waverley, Ontario
T: 
705-627-3378

For Sale: Maxant Extractor, 30 frame radial, heavy duty, 5 years old, Excellent condition.

Reason to sell, I've purchased an extracting line. Contact me , I'll send you pictures.

$3000.00 or best offer

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.

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. 

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.

NATURE'S TASTE CANADA

HELP WANTED- 2 SKILLED BEEKEEPERS FOR THE 2017 SEASON

Contact: 
Mark Thompson
Location: 
Berkeley, ON

Two full time-seasonal beekeepers needed at Thompson Apiaries in Berkeley, Ontario from mid May-Early November.

Applicants should have at least 2 years of commercial beekeeping experience, must have a valid driver's license and be willing to work 60+ hours a week at times including nights and weekends.  Applicants should also be physically fit and able to lift 100+lbs at a time repetitively.  Must not be allergic to bees.

Duties will include splitting colonies, preparing colonies for transportation for out of province pollination, supering hives for honey production, pulling and extracting honey as well as treating and wrapping hives.

Pay will be based on experience, starting at $15.50 per hour.  Housing is included if desired.

HELP WANTED: RECRUITING FOR 2017 BEEKEEPING SEASON

Contact: 
John Van Alten
Location: 
Carlisle, ON
T: 
Fax: 905 659-6370

Dutchman's Gold Inc. in Carlisle Ontario is now recruiting for 2017 season

1 Apiarist (Farm Manager NOC 0821)

Requirements: college degree in Apiculture and minimum two years experience apiary technician (supervisory role):  drivers license with clean driving record. 

Duties: Year round management of all aspects of beekeeping operation; prepare and deliver colonies for pollination contracts; supervise and work alongside apiary technicians and workers; keep records and order supplies; operate and maintain vehicles and equipment. 

This is a year round position: remuneration $16:00 to $20:00 /hour. Housing and vehicle available.

1 Apiary Technicians (Farm Workers NOC 8252) 

Requirements: College degree or two years experience in commercial apiary; drivers license with clean driving record.

Duties: Handle, Feed and care for Honey Bee colonies as seasonally required; recognize hive health issues and take remedial action; take direction from and work alongside Farm Manager; prepare colonies for honey production and pollination contracts, harvest honey crop; operate vehicles and equipment:

This is a full time, year round position that will begin in ASAP. Remuneration $15.00 to $18.00/ hour. Housing available.

Contact: John Van Alten,  john@dutchmansgold.com or fax 905 659-6370.

BEEKEEPING EQUIPMENT FOR SALE IN SARNIA

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

Just in time for the 2017 season.

  • 20 four frame nuc's ready in June. Price $120.
  • 50 Five frame nuc boxes.
  • 600 new deep frame with foundation.
  • Frame feeders
  • 8 sheets of 4 ft x 8 ft Styrofoam

Call Reg for pricing and availability. Pick up in Sarnia.

DADANT EXTRACTOR FOR SALE

Contact: 
Wayne Brown
Location: 
St. Thomas, Ontario
T: 
519 639-8993

Dadant - 20-Frame Radial Extractor for sale.

2 years old. Great Condition. Asking $2,500 firm.

GROWING FORWARD 2

2017 is the final year for Growing Forward 2 (GF2) funding assistance. Don't miss out - only two opportunities remain to submit an application:

  • April 4 to 18, 2017
  • May 12 to June 1, 2017

Note the following changes for projects approved in 2017:

  • All projects must be completed by December 15, 2017.
  • All claims for approved applications must be submitted by January 15, 2018.

Questions? Contact GF2@ontariosoilcrop.org

DANCING BEE EQUIPMENT - Canada's Beekeeping Equipment Store

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

Your one stop destination for bees, beekeeping equipment, and candle making supplies.

Filling orders for spring 2017

  • Strong Nucs
  • Imported and Local Queens

Dedicated to helping grow your apiaries in a cost effective and profitable way.

BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES FOR SALE: PROPOLIS - ETC...

Location: 
Carleton Place, Guelph, and Toronto locations to serve you better

Propolis-etc... Beekeeping Supplies, your one-stop-shop for all your beekeeping needs.

Three locations in Ontario to serve you! Give us a phone call.

Propolis-etc… St-Pie
Headquarters

42 rue Moncalm
St-Pie de Bagot, Quebec
J0H 1W0
1-888-660-6665
info.quebec@propolis-etc.ca

Ontario Stores

Propolis-etc... Guelph

Manager: Serena Gamble
367 Michener Rd
Guelph, ON
N1K 1E8
Toll Free: 1-855-638-6556
E: info.guelph@propolis-etc.ca 

Propolis-etc... Toronto

Manager: Graham Carmichael
154 Norfinch Drive
Toronto (North York), ON
M3N 1X6
Toll Free # 1-800-268-1840
E: info.toronto@propolis-etc.ca

Propolis-etc... Ottawa

Manager: Jennifer Mann
10869 Highway 7
Carleton Place, ON
K7C 3P1
Toll Free # 1-855-933-2337
info.ottawa@propolis-etc.ca

BEE HIVES FOR SALE!

Contact: 
Alexander Schunda
Location: 
Stayner, Ontario
T: 
705 428-5469

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/schundahoney/ 

4-frame nucs, single brood chambers and double brood chambers available for purchase.

I have very strong and healthy colonies, with over 95% overwintering success rate, with carefully selected queens bred and raised on site.

Serious inquiries only, please call for more information.

Visit our facebook page!

HIVES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Frank Durco
Location: 
Sarnia, ON
T: 
and Fax: 519 541-1653 (after 6pm please)

30 single hives available.

All new equipment.

Call for prices.

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.

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.

In your nuc box picked up at:

187 Dawn Ave, Guelph, ON N1G 5J9

$215.00

Please call to be added to the list for 2017 nucs.

CHATTY NUCS AND HIVES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Kelly Rogers, Chatsworth Honey
Location: 
Chatsworth, ON
T: 
519-794-3335

4 frame nucs and hives with locally adapted Chatty queens.  Active member of ORHBS program. Breeding for gentleness, disease & mite tolerance and wintering ability for over 25 years.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

For remainder of season and / or from April until December 2017.

Work is physically demanding and includes hive management and maintenance. Must be able to follow instructions in English. Wage will be between $11.43 and $12.04 per hour. Minimum 40 hours per week.

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

HONEY FOR SALE IN BARRELS / BULK

Contact: 
Waldemar Betcher
Location: 
Tiny Township, ON
T: 
705 527-3883

OXFORD HONEY & SUPPLIES

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

MEDIVET - YOUR FIRST CHOICE FOR HEALTHY BEES

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

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

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.

SWARM REMOVAL

Contact: 
Toronto Bee Rescue, Peter Chorabik
Location: 
Greater Toronto Area
T: 
416 809-5669

Toronto Bee Rescue specializes in the removal of honey bee swarms and established honey bee hives. We perform live honey bee hive removals. Contact us for a quote.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.