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 Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item sell or the price change.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

HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS

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

Also available:

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

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. 

HIVE 'N HOE COUNTRY STORE

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

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 10-5

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

FOR SALE: LIQUID SUGAR IN PAILS, BARRELS AND TOTES

Contact: 
Jason Harrison
Location: 
Cambridge, ON
T: 
519 279-4404

A Cambridge-based food company has a large quantity of liquid sugar for sale (67.5% sugar, 32.5% water) in a variety of sizes from 1 gallon pails, 20 litre pails, 20 kg carboys, 55 gallon drums and 1200 kg totes.

Please contact for information on pricing and delivery.

LAND AVAILABLE TO HOST HIVES

Contact: 
Stan Rogers
Location: 
West of Port Stanley, ON
T: 
519 933-5940

I have 5 acres of land available for a beekeeper to place hives. Please call for information.

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.

HONEY FOR SALE

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

Fresh wildflower, wild blueberry & organic buckwheat honey available in barrels.

Contact us for pricing and delivery.

 

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.

ONTARIO HONEY FOR SALE

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

Please call or e-mail for more information.

BEE COLONIES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Paul Gillett
Location: 
Coldwater, ON
T: 
705 326-9732

C: 705 330-9732

Double brood chambers.

Please call 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.
 

FOR SALE: FW JONES & SONS MANUAL EXTRACTOR

Contact: 
Stuart
Location: 
Near Stratford
T: 
Cell 519-272-3124
  •  4-frame (reversible) with hand brake
  • Stainless steel tank
  • In great shape and ready to go

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

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.

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.

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

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

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