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 Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item sell or the price change.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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FOR SALE: POLLEN TRAP FROM MANN LAKE

Contact: 
Don George
Location: 
Burlington, ON
T: 
905 332-9626


Ten frame Superior Pollen trap. Still in the box, never used. It retails for $79.00 USD at Man Lake will sell for $80.00 Canadian.

Ross Round Honey super, complete, with extra springs, some rings and covers $85.00 Canadian.

 

GOLDEN HONEY FOR SALE

Contact: 
Mark Saunders
Location: 
1 hour north of Kingston near Sharbot Lake
T: 
613 279-3214

63 pound (20 litre) pails of unpasteurized golden 2017 honey

$167.00  per pail

HELP WANTED: 9 SKILLED BEEKEEPERS NEEDED

Contact: 
B&E Honey Fields Ltd.
Location: 
962 Line 8, Niagara on the Lake, ON, LOS 1J0
Required: 9 hardworking employees for the following positions:
 
Apiary Worker (Lower Skilled Worker):  2 required with a minimum of 2-years experience, wage starting at $12.04/hr. or new rate as per NOC code for 2018. 
 
Apiary Technician (Skilled Worker): 7 required with a minimum 4-year experience, wage starting at $15.42/hr. or new rate as per NOC code for 2018. 
 
All positions to be filled for the 2018 Season. All wages are negotiable upon experience and productivity. A valid driver’s license is a benefit. Ability to speak English is an asset; must be physically fit. Must be willing and able to work 60+ hours a week.  Excellent staff housing available.  Please send resumes to brian@honeyfields.org.
 
 

SZABO QUEENS - QUALITY QUEENS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Tibor Szabo
Location: 
Pick up in Puslinch (near Guelph) 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.

SINGLE AND DOUBLE BEE HIVES FOR SALE

Contact: 
David Gale
Location: 
London, ON
T: 
519 453-7363

Beehives for sale. Single brood chambers $200; doubles $300.

Well-maintained. Approximately 100 - 150, depending on spring conditions.

Available mid-April to end of May. No low ballers need apply.

FOR SALE: STRONG NUCS, HIVES & QUEENS FROM ZAVITZ APIARIES

Contact: 
Orville Zavitz
Location: 
Simcoe, North Shore, Lake Erie
T: 
519 443-8746

Registered Bee Breeder for many years and third generation beekeeper. 

Our bees are good honey producers and have good overwintering abilities due to many years of selecting.

Order early to secure availability!

PROPOLIS - ETC... FOR ALL BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES

Location: 
Guelph, Toronto, or Ottawa, ON
T: 
1 888 660-6665

We sell everything related to beekeeping: frames & supers, queens & nucs, boxes and covers, beeswax and plastic foundation, feeders, clothing, tools, jars, extractors, pumps, bottling lines, and more. 

Download our catalogue of more than 1,500 products. Each item is explained in detail. We ship everywhere. 

Visit: http://www.propolis-etc.ca 

For more information, contact us at: info@propolis-etc.ca or 1-888-660-6665 or visit one of our three Ontario locations: 

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

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

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

Please be sure to check our winter hours: https://www.propolis-etc.ca/page/contact-us2

HELP WANTED - 8 BEEKEEPERS FOR THE 2018 SEASON

Contact: 
Mike Parker
Location: 
Parker-Bee Apiaries, Beamsville, Ontario (Niagara area)
T: 
905 933-9200

Parker-Bee Apiaries is seeking beekeepers for the 2018 season, April - November.

Full-time seasonal.

The work is physically demanding and may involve long hours at various times. 35 - 80 hrs per week. Experience as a beekeeper is an asset. Secondary education graduate. 

Duties: Prepare bees and hives for transportation for pollination and honey production. Harvest the honey. Extract honey. Handle feed and care for bee colonies. Build and maintain bee hives and equipment.

Base wage: $14.00 / hour

Please contact Mike Parker by phone or email to enquire.

ORGANIC BUCKWHEAT AND WILDFLOWER HONEY FOR SALE IN BARRELS

Contact: 
Tina Bueckert, Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON
T: 
519 875-3308 or cell: 519 550-3308

Organic Buckwheat and Wildflower honey for sale in new barrels.

$2.40 lb.

Contact for price and delivery.

WANTED - USED HONEY PROCESSING EQUIPMENT

Contact: 
Rick Beatty
Location: 
Queensville, Ontario
T: 
289 803-3240

I am looking to buy used honey processing equipment in excellent shape.

Thank you!

HELP WANTED - SKILLED BEEKEEPER

Contact: 
Tina Bueckert, Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON
T: 
519 875-3308 or cell: 519 550-3308

Seeking a queen breeder with 5 years experience for hive maintenance.

Needed from April 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018.

Wage: $14 per hr.

HIVE 'N HOE COUNTRY STORE

Location: 
678 Kincardine Ave., Kincardine, N2Z 2W3
T: 
519 396-3529 or 866 314-3529

We sell beekeeping supplies and bees!

Now taking orders for spring 2018 nucs.

500 singles and 500 doubles for sale.

Open Friday 10 am - 5 pm and Saturday 10 am - 2 pm or by appointment.

CHATTY NUCS AND HIVES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Chatsworth Honey
Location: 
Chatsworth, Ontario
T: 
519 794-3335
Limited quantity of nucs and beehives for sale with locally adapted Chatty queens.  Active member of ORHBS breeding program for 25 years.

ACORN FRAMES AND FOUNDATION - The Best Prices in Canada

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

DRUMS OF HONEY FOR SALE

Contact: 
David Gale
Location: 
London, ON
T: 
519 453 7363.

Drums of honey for sale.

Locally produced. Light golden colour. Mild flavour.

Produced 2016 and 2017.

Contact for pricing and delivery. 

 

2017 HONEY IN DRUMS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Mark Thompson
Location: 
Berkeley Ontario
T: 
226-668-4141

2017 honey for sale in drums. 

Approx 620 lbs per drum. Light colour, no canola. Call or email for details.

BEEKEEPERS (TECHNICIANS & WORKERS) WANTED FOR THE 2018 SEASON

Contact: 
Mark Thompson
Location: 
Berkeley, ON
T: 
226 668-4141

Two full time-seasonal beekeeping technicians needed at Thompson Apiaries in Berkeley, Ontario from mid-May to early November. Applicants should have at least 2 years of commercial beekeeping experience. Must be able to speak English.

Pay will be based on experience and capability, starting at $15.68 per hour. 

Two full time-seasonal beekeeping workers needed at Thompson Apiaries in Berkeley, Ontario from mid-May to early November.

Pay will be based on experience and capability, starting at $14 per hour.

Applicants should 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.

Housing is included if desired.

SINGLE & DOUBLE HIVES FOR SALE, AVAILABLE MID-MAY

Contact: 
Tina or John Bueckert, Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON
T: 
519 875-3308 or cell: 519 550-3308

Single and double hives for sale, available mid-May. All have brand new frames and 2017 Queens. 

Singles - $200

Doubles - $300

Minimum purchase - 20 hives, please.

Order early to ensure availability!

HELP WANTED: 2 FULL TIME SEASONAL APIARY WORKERS

Contact: 
Coneybeare Honey
Location: 
Fergus, ON

From: April 14 to November 18, 2018

An apiary worker has a physically demanding job that includes hive management and maintenance and harvesting honey. Must be willing to travel - transportation provided. No education is required but experience an asset, training will be provided. Wage is a minimum of $11.60/hr with at least 44 hours per week, or new rate as per NOC code for 2018. Send resume to coneybearehoneyj@aol.com

FOR SALE: USED DADANT 60 FRAME EXTRACTOR

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

Working condition $3500.00 or trade for honey. 

NEW WORLD CARNIOLANS NUCS AND QUEENS

Contact: 
info@forestdewhoney.com
Location: 
Carp, Ontario
  • New world carniolans stock, maintained and vigorously tested locally.
  • Always infuse our stock with new genetics from the New world carniolans program.
  • Our top selection criteria are: hygienic behaviors, mite resistance, docile, swarm tendency and comb building/Honey production.
  • We select our queens and drones mother from the top 5% colonies.
  • Member of the Ontario Resistant Honey Bee Selection Program “ORHBS”.

    Prices:

  • Overwintered nucs with local queens are $190.
  • Spring nucs with Strachans queens are $180 (discounts available for 20+ nucs).
  • Summer nucs with local queens are $180 (discounts available for 20+ nucs).

    Please check our webpage for more information.

NATURE'S TASTE

Location: 
Melancthon, ON
T: 
888 923-9813

Come see our new products for 2018!

Many products are in stock.

New dealers wanted.

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 $14.00 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

HELP WANTED- 4 BEEKEEPERS NEEDED FOR 2018 SEASON

Contact: 
Ricky Krystal
Location: 
Krystal Apiaries Ltd., Millgrove, Ontario L8B 1A4

Apiary worker (lower skilled worker) - 2 positions- 1 year to less than 2 years experience, wage starting $12.04/hr or new rate per NOC for 2018.

Apiary Technician (skilled worker) - 2 positions- 3 years to less than 5 years experience, wage starting at $15.42/hr. or new rate as per NOC code for 2018.

Must be physically fit. Must be willing to work 35-60 hrs per week.

A valid drivers license and the ability to speak English would be assets. 

Duties include feeding and treating bees, Queen rearing, making nucs, moving hives for pollination, harvesting and extracting honey and getting bees ready for winter. 

This is a full time seasonal position from April 2018 - November 2018.

No diploma or certificate required

Please email résumé to krystal_apiaries@yahoo.ca.

2017 ONTARIO HONEY FROM THE GEORGIAN BAY AREA 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.

Contact Peter for more information and pricing.

NEED MORE BEES?

Contact: 
Steve & Dianne Hills
Location: 
86 Mill Rd., Tara, ON N0H 2N0
T: 
519 934-3013

Why buy a nuc when you can buy a working hive?
1-300 Two brood chamber hives for sale.
Locations available with purchase of all hives (20-25) in yard.
Well established rapport with landowners.  
Locations within 40km of Tara.
Also, 300 excluders for sale $10 each.

BEE JOURNALS FOR SALE & NUCS

Contact: 
Orville Zavitz
Location: 
Simcoe, Norfolk County
T: 
519 443-8746

The Perfect Gift or to further your knowledge on beekeeping throughout the long winter days.
Over 400 issues.

Book your Nucs for 2018.

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.

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

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.

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. 

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.