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 Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item sell or the price change.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
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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: NEED 2 BEEKEEPERS FOR THE 2019 SEASON

Contact: 
Krystal Apiaries Ltd.
Location: 
Millgrove, Ontario

 

APIARY WORKER (Lower Skilled Worker): 1 required with a minimum of 1 year to less than 3 years experience.

SPECIFIC SKILLS: Harvesting honey, basic understanding of bees.

WAGE: $14.00/HOUR

 

APIARY TECHNICIAN (Skilled Worker): 1 required with a minimum of 2 years to less than 3 years experience.

SPECIFIC SKILLS: Apiary management, knowledge of bee biology, honey bees, harvesting honey, detection and treatment of bee diseases.

WAGE: $15.67/HOUR

 

WORK CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES

Fast pace environment, tight deadlines, repetitive tasks, handling heavy loads, physically demanding, standing for extended periods, bending, crouching, kneeling.

Positions to be filled for 2019 season from April to November.

Both are full time positions that require you to work 40 - 48 hours a week. Valid driver's license and the ability to speak or understand English are assets.

NUCS AND HONEY IN BARRELS FOR SALE

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

4 Frame Nucs

Strong single brood chamber hives and
Strong double brood chamber hives
Available mid-May

Honey in barrels

Golden wildflower honey
$3 per pound

HELP WANTED - 8 BEEKEEPERS FOR THE 2019 SEASON

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

Parker-Bee Apiaries is seeking 8 beekeepers for the 2019 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.

DANCING BEE EQUIPMENT

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

Store Hours:  Monday to Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm Year Round

 Canada’s Beekeeping Equipment Store 

  • 100% Canadian Made Woodenware.
  • Strong Nucs, Single and Double Colonies.
  • Import and Local Queens.
  • Wide Variety of Beekeeping Kits.
  • Protective Clothing
  • Beginner and Late Season Workshops.
  • Honey Extractors and Processing Equipment.
  • Beeswax and Candle Making Supplies.
  • Bulk Honey Sales
  • Discounts for Expanding Apiaries, Commercial Beekeepers and Bee Club Orders 

Dedicated To Helping Grow Your Apiaries In A Cost Effective And Profitable Way.

MoreRoses NUCS AND SINGLES 2019

Contact: 
John Moroz
Location: 
Hastings, ON
T: 
416 809-1561

Spring Nucs from $165
Singles from $250

HIVE 'N HOE COUNTRY STORE

Location: 
678 Kincardine Ave., Kincardine, ON
T: 
519 396-3529 or 1 866 314-3529 (toll free)

 

Now taking orders for:

  • 4-frame Spring Nucs in plastic boxes at $175.
 
  • Singles available at $265.

 

 

 

Complete line of beekeeping equipment:

  • Pierco and wood frames
  • wax and plastic foundation
  • commercial or select finger jointed boxes - assembled and painted or unassembled
  • Protective clothing and all equipment required
Honey, honey comb, and pollen available.
 
Monday to Saturday 10 am - 5 pm.

HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS

Contact: 
Jane Hartin, Highlands Honey
Location: 
Portland, Ontario
T: 
613-272-2588

Also available:

  • Apiary Tours
  • Consulting
  • Custom Wax Foundation
  • Commercial Grafting Services
  • 4-frame spring nucs

HELP WANTED: 9 SKILLED BEEKEEPERS NEEDED FOR 2019 SEASON

Contact: 
B&E Honey Fields Ltd.
Location: 
Niagara on the Lake

Required: 9 hardworking employees for the 2019 beekeeping season for the following positions:

Apiary Worker (Lower Skilled Worker): 4 required with a minimum of 1-year's experience, wage starting at $14.00/hr or new rate as per NOC code for 2019.

Apiary Technician (Skilled Worker): 5 required with a minimum 2-year experience, wage starting at $15.67/hr or new rate as per NOC code for 2019.

All positions to be filled for the 2019 Season. (April-October). All wages are negotiable based 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 résumés to:

brian@honeyfields.org at B&E Honey Fields Ltd., 962 Line 8, Niagara on the Lake, ON, LOS 1J0

CHILEAN QUEENS AVAILABLE MID-APRIL TO LATE-MAY

Contact: 
Blair Griffiths
Location: 
Ontario shipping available or pick up in Napanee, Prescott, Kanata
T: 
(613) 328-3511 (mobile)

Chilean Queens, available mid-April to late-May. 

Queen pick up: Napanee, Prescott and Kanata. Or arrange shipping in Ontario.

Price: 1-25    $34/ea

         26-50  $31/ea

         51+     Please call or email for a quote.

Book your Queens by December 15 and receive them for $29/ea. Add more later for the same price. 

 

BEES FOR SPRING & 2018 HONEY CROP FOR SALE

Contact: 
Blake Hardy
Location: 
Frankford, ON
T: 
613 827-2373
·        Wildflower honey for sale by the barrel approx. 620lbs per barrel
·        Buckwheat honey for sale by the barrel
-        5 Gallon pails of Buckwheat honey
-        5 Gallon pails of Wildflower honey
·        Bees Wax available, minimum order 30lbs - $8.00 per pound
·        500 double hives available May 2019 - minimum order 5 hives @ $350.00 per hive
·        1000 nucs available May 2019 - minimum order 5 @ $147.00 each

Deposit required on bee orders    
 

NATIONAL BEE DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE - Technology Access Centre

Location: 
Grande Prairie, AB
T: 
780 357-7737

Offering comprehensive diagnostic services for beekeepers, agencies, and industry.

Catch up on our research news and find out how our services can help Canadian beekeepers identify, manage, and control threats to hive health.

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.

LOOKING FOR BEEKEEPERS TO TEST A NEW DEVICE IN SPRING 2019 TO MAKE HONEYBEES MORE DISEASE-RESISTANT

Contact: 
Nyree Gracey

Please reply to beedefence@gmail.com if interested.

QUEENS & NUCS

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

We are now taking orders for delivery in Spring of 2019. We will have available early nucs with imported queens and later Spring nucs with our own locally reared and mated queens. 

We also will have Queens available in late Spring. Our own queens are gentle and great honey producers. The parent stock is proven to overwinter well in Ontario.

Delivery and installation assistance available.  Call, text, or email for information and pricing. 

 

FRESH WILDFLOWER HONEY FOR SALE IN BARRELS FROM 2018

Contact: 
Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON

Contact us for pricing and delivery.

Tina 519 875-3308 or 519 550-9909
Mary 519 550-9437
John 519 550-3308

SINGLE AND DOUBLE HIVES FOR SALE MAY 2019

Contact: 
Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON

All hives have new frames, new boxes and new overwintered queens from 2018.

Singles $225       Doubles $325

Minimum purchase of 20 hives.

Contact: Tina 519 875-3308 or 519 550-9909 
             Mary 519 550-9437
             John 519 550-3308

 

SZABO QUEENS - QUALITY QUEENS, NUCS & HIVES FOR SALE

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

Taking orders now for Queens, Queen Cells, Nucs and Hives. 

Szabo Queens... where quality is a tradition. Since 1929. 

EARLY QUEEN ARRIVALS

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

Queens from Australia, California and Hawaii

  • plan now for 2019
  • 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.

QUEEN AND NUC ORDERS

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

We are taking orders for spring 2019 queens and nucs.

Starting April 15, 2019 we are going to import queens from California and Chile for April-June period.

If you are interested contact us by phone or e-mail.

ONTARIO WILDFLOWER HONEY FOR SALE IN PAILS

Contact: 
Emily, Emily Rose Apiaries
Location: 
Bewdley, ON
T: 
289 691-7673

15 kg (33lb) pails of white, low moisture Ontario honey. 
$3.50/lb filtered, melted and blended. 
$3.25/lb unfiltered, raw (unmelted) and unblended. 
Minimum order 10 pails. 
Delivery extra. 

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
  • Clothing, Processing Equipment
  • Frames, Foundations, Wooden Wares
  • Processing Equipment
  • Glass, Plastics, Bee Nutrition
  • Medication, Treatments
  • Hygienic Queens / Nucs / 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 BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES

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

Nucs 4 frames, singles, doubles - starting beginning of May.
Complete assembled equipment available.

FOR SALE: DEEP HIVE BOXES AND WOOD FRAMES

Contact: 
Al Lockhart
Location: 
Clarksburg
T: 
519 599-5434

Hundreds available in assorted sizes.

All stored inside and in good shape.

NUCS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Jane Hartin, Bob Stevenson
Location: 
Portland, Kingston Ontario
T: 
613-272-2588 or 613-539-7145
Our own Ontario stock and laying Queen in a 4-frame Nuc.

No imported or caged Queens.

$100.00 deposit per Nuc required.

Available Spring/Early Summer 2019

INNISFIL CREEK HONEY IS HIRING!

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


The Business with the LARGEST Inventory of Beekeeping Supplies North of Toronto
                                  is hiring for the 2019 season.

  • Beekeepers
  • Shop Staff

We are also accepting Interns.

2018 ONTARIO WILDFLOWER HONEY

Contact: 
Blake
T: 
613 827-2373
2018 honey crop for sale by the drum, approx. 620lbs per drum.
 

FOR SALE: ONTARIO HONEY IN BARRELS AND PAILS

Contact: 
Dmitry Litvinchuk or Tatiana Freylikh
Location: 
Barrie, ON
T: 
705 734-4269

WE MAKE FOUNDATIONS FROM YOUR WAX

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

We can make YOUR wax into YOUR foundation or use a Pre-Made in stock foundation.

Please call or e-mail.

BEEKEEPING OPPORTUNITY IN NEW ZEALAND FOR EXPERIENCED BEEKEEPER

Contact: 
Cameron Martin, Galatea Apiaries
Location: 
Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
T: 
+64 7 366 4804

1st October, 2018 to 29th March, 2019

Galatea Apiaries is situated in the Bay of Plenty in the North Island of New Zealand. Our business is focussed on two main aspects of beekeeping—honey production and kiwifruit pollination.
 
Employment is available for a full-time Apiarist Assistant. The role requires a minimum of two years fulltime commercial beekeeping experience. References required.
 
You will need to meet the requirements of Immigration New Zealand and their ‘Canada Working Holiday Visa' to ensure you are able to work in New Zealand. Go to www.immigration.govt.nz for details. 
 
References from previous Canadian employees available.
 
For more information, please forward an expression of interest (including a current cv), and any questions you may have, to: 
 
Cameron Martin
Phone: +64 7 366 4804

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.

Please check our webpage for more information.

ORGANIC SUGAR FOR SALE

Contact: 
Tom Hanlon-Wilde, La Siembra Worker Co-operative
Location: 
250 City Centre, Bay 132, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6K7
T: 
613 235-6122

25 kg bags of organic sugar for sale, suitable for feeding bees and jam/jelly making. 

Bags have small tears but have been re-sealed. 

$25 each for pick-up at La Siembra Worker Co-operative (makers of Camino chocolate products, a fair trade, organic business) Ottawa warehouse.  Delivery can be arranged (shipping extra).

Email Tom for inquiries and orders. 

HIGHLANDS HONEY EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING APIARY & GRAFTING SERVICE

Contact: 
Highlands Honey
Location: 
Portland, ON
T: 
613 272-2588
Got beekeeping questions??  Come and find the answers in my Home Yard!
 
If you've never kept bees, I encourage you to come and see what a Nuc should look like and how to install it.
If you're an experienced beekeeper, there's always a new trick or two to learn!
If you'd like to propogate your own stock, I will help.
 
Please contact Jane for more information and pricing.
 

COMPLETE LINE OF BEE SUPPLIES FOR SALE AT VERY COMPETITIVE PRICES

Contact: 
Emanuel Martin
Location: 
Wroxeter on Belmore Line - Drop in!

Martin's Nursery and Bee Supplies Etc. sells a complete line of Bee Supplies available at very competitive prices.

We manufacture our own wooden-ware bottom boards, supers, inner and outer covers, etc., so buy direct and SAVE. 

Taking orders now for strong Nucs, available May and June. 

Special pricing on Acorn foundation on orders over 500 pieces. 

Generally open Monday - Saturday, closed Sunday. 

Please drop by: 42661 Orangehill Road, RR#1, Wroxeter, Ontario, N0G 2X0. One concession north of Wroxeter on Belmore Line. 

GLOBAL PATTIES ARE NOW AVAILABLE

at these convenient Ontario locations:

John Bryans
Munro Honey
3115 River Street
Alvinston, ON
N0N 1A0
519 847-5333

Brian Scott
Innisfil Creek Honey
6090 #10 Side Road
Cookstown, ON
L0L 1L0
705 456-5093

Parker Bees
3591 Mountain Rd.
Beamsville, ON
L0R 1B2
905 563-7285

BUSY BEE Beekeeping Supplies, Beeswax, Candle Supplies

Contact: 
Martin and Monika Vogel
Location: 
20 County Rd. #1, Toledo, ON
T: 
613 275-1112

W: http://busybeebeeswax.com

Please visit our websites for beekeeping supplies & nucs, beeswax, silicone candle molds & candle supplies.

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

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.

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.

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.

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