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 Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item sell or the price change.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 FOR 2020 BEEKEEPING SEASON: 3 APIARY WORKERS

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Ricky Krystal / Krystal Apiaries Ltd.
Location: 
Flamborough


Required for the 2020 Beekeeping Season - 3 hardworking employees for the following postion:

Apiary Worker (Lower Skilled Worker) - 3 required with a minimum of 1-year experience, wage starting at $14/ hour or as per NOC code for 2020.

All postions to be filled for the 2020 season. Full time seasonal (35 - 60 hours per week) April to November. All wages negotiable upon experience and productivity.

Job requirements:  

  •     Must be physically fit and willing and to work 60 hours per week, when needed.
  •     A valid driver's is a benefit
  •     Ability to speak English is an asset

 Staff housing available.

FOR SALE: COMPACT MOTORIZED CHAIN UNCAPPER

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Vladyslav Bilousov
Location: 
Zephyr, ON
T: 
416 414-6520

 Compact Motorized Chain Uncapper for Sale (model similar to Mann Lake HH-233)

  • 100% stainless steel construction
  • Adjustable cutting depth during operation
  • Mobile control panel
  • Variable speed control
  • Uncaps up to 12 frames per minute
  • Uncaps any size frame without adjustment
  • Cappings draining drawer with outlet
  • 110 Volt 1 HP drive motor, 1/2 HP cutting motor

ONTARIO HONEY, BEESWAX & 2020 SPRING NUCS FOR SALE

Honey
Contact: 
Blake Hardy
Location: 
Frankford / Eastern Ontario
T: 
613 827-2373 (cell)


Honey for Sale in Drums:  

  • 30 Drums of Ontario Wildflower Honey for sale 
  • 10 Drums of Ontario Buckwheat Honey for sale.

Now taking orders for 2020 Spring Nucs: 

  • 500 4-frame nucs (3 Brood, 1 Honey) with mated queen @ $150 each
  • 30% deposit required on all orders.

Yellow Beeswax for Sale: 

  • 500 lbs of yellow beeswax for sale.

HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS

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

Also available:

  • Apiary Tours
  • Consulting
  • Custom Wax Foundation
  • Commercial Grafting Services
  • 4-frame Spring & Summer Nucs

EARLY QUEEN ARRIVALS

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Peter Mewett
Location: 
Canada
T: 
613 395-3225

Queens from Australia, California, and Italy (Buckfast)

  • plan now for 2020
  • 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.

HIVE 'N HOE COUNTRY STORE

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

Now taking orders for 2020:

4-Frame Spring Nucs and Singles.

Complete line of beekeeping equipment for sale:

  • 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, pre-packed honey comb, and pollen available too.
 
 
Winter Hours:
 
Friday     10 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 2 pm
Or by chance!

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

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


OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

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.

HELP WANTED FOR 2020 SEASON: 2 APIARY WORKERS

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Lilley Bee Apiaries Ltd.
Location: 
Earlton, ON


Required for the 2020 Season - 2 hardworking employees for the following position:

 Apiary Worker (Lower Skilled Worker): 2 required with a minimum of 1-year experience, wage     starting at $14.00/hr. or new rate as per NOC code for 2020.

All positions to be filled for the 2020 season. Full-time seasonal (35-60 hours per week) April to October. All wages are negotiable upon experience and productivity.

 Job requirements:

           Must be physically fit and willing and able to work 60+ hours per week, when needed. 

           A valid driver’s license is a benefit.

           Ability to speak English is an asset. 

Please send résumé to: lilleybee@gmail.com

GET READY FOR SPRING WITH INNISFIL CREEK HONEY

Equipment & Supplies
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 

  • Ambrosia® Bee Fondant
  • Global Pollen Patties
  • Packages - Queens - Nucs

LOCAL NUCS & QUEENS FOR SALE; 2019 WILDFLOWER HONEY TOO

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

Plan now to buy local Nucs and Queens for 2020. Please contact to be added to the waiting list. Available Spring/early Summer.

We also have 2019 wildflower honey for sale in barrels and pails. 

OXFORD HONEY & SUPPLIES

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

PROPOLIS - ETC... FOR ALL BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES

Equipment & Supplies
Location: 
Guelph, 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. 

For more information, contact us via email or 1-888-660-6665 or visit our Ontario location: 

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

Please be sure to check our winter hours.

STANABBEY BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES

Equipment & 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.

SZABO QUEENS - QUALITY ONTARIO BRED QUEENS, NUCS & HIVES FOR SALE

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
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. 

Long-time Ontario breeding program for hygienic behaviour (pest and disease resistance), honey production and gentleness. 

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

HONEY JARS & LABELS FROM DOMINION & GRIMM

Equipment & Supplies
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.

NATURE'S TASTE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
David Martin
Location: 
Melancthon, ON
T: 
888 923-9813

Come see our new products for 2020!

Many products are in stock.

New dealers wanted.

BUSY BEE BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES, BEESWAX, CANDLE SUPPLIES

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

 

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

QUEENS & NUCS FOR SALE; BEE HIVES AVAILABLE FOR POLLINATION

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Dao Wang; Royal Bee Farm
Location: 
Newcastle, ON
T: 
647 236-6886

100   4-frame Nucs available in June, each with an imported Queen, $180 each. 

200 Single hives available July, after cranberry pollination, $200/each.

Ontario mixed Queens, available June:

  • Mated queens: $32 each, $25 each if order 100+
  • Queen cells: $10 each, $8 each if order 100+
  • Virgin queens: $12 each, $10 each if order 100+. We will show you the skills to improve your mating rates!

We will send bee hives to Québec for cranberry pollination in June 2020.  Anybody wants bee hives for pollination in Québec, will get better rate, because we save one trip.

NEW POLLEN TRAPS AND QUALITY WOODEN WARE FOR SALE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Henry Kornelsen, Cedarwood Honey
Location: 
Harriston, ON
T: 
519 994-4400

For sale: 70 new pollen traps. $70 each.

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. 
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.

Competitively priced. Price breaks with larger quantity orders.

CONTROL VARROA WITH THYMOVAR AND VARROX VAPORIZER

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Sylvar Technologies
T: 
506 444-5690

Looking for an alternative mode of action for varroa mite control?

THYMOVAR wafers provide a unique mode of action based on thyme oil - effective at controlling varroa and not harmful to bees when applied according to label directions. Simple to apply and environmentally safe, THYMOVAR provides excellent management of varroa mites and is suited for an IRM program to reduce the development of resistance in the varroa mite population.

VARROX Vaporizer is the original reliable and heavy-duty tool, offering repetitious accuracy for each evaporation treatment. 

Contact your apiary supply company about THYMOVAR and VARROX, or contact Sylvar for a supplier near you. 

DANCING BEE EQUIPMENT ANNOUNCES VETERINARY SERVICES FOR BEEKEEPERS ARE AVAILABLE!

Equipment & Supplies
Location: 
3384 Loyalist Road, Port Hope, ON
T: 
905 753-2623


Dr. Kyle Goldie is now providing veterinary services to beekeepers at Dancing Bee Equipment.

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

At Dancing Bee, We're Dedicated To Helping Grow Your Apiaries In A Cost Effective And Profitable Way.

2019 CROP UNPASTEURIZED WILDFLOWER & BLUEBERRY HONEY FOR SALE IN BARRELS

Honey
Contact: 
Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON (southwestern Ontario)
T: 
Tina: 519 875-3308 | 519 550-9909; Mary: 519 550-9437; John 519 550-3308


Unpasteurized and unfiltered wildflower and blueberry honey for sale in new barrels. Ready to bottle. 2019 crop.

70 barrels available.

Please call Tina, Mary or John for details: 

     Tina: 519 875-3308 | 519 550-9909
     Mary: 519 550-9437
     John 519 550-3308

Or email: jbueckerta@kwic.com OR jbuekerta@hotlmail.com

HELP WANTED FOR 2020 SEASON: 10 APIARY WORKERS & TECHNICIANS

Help Wanted
Contact: 
B&E Honey Fields
Location: 
Niagara on the Lake, ON


Required for the 2020 Season - 10 hardworking employees for the following positions:

           Apiary Worker (Lower Skilled Worker): 5 required with a minimum of 1-year

          experience, wage starting at $14.00/hr. or new rate as per NOC code for 2020.

           Apiary Technician (Skilled Worker): 5 required with a minimum of 3-years experience,

          wage starting at $15.67/hr. or new rate as per NOC code for 2020.

All positions to be filled for the 2020 Season. (April-October). All wages are negotiable upon experience and productivity.

Job Requirements:

           Must be physically fit and willing and able to work 60+ hours per week, when needed. 

           A valid driver’s license is a benefit.

           Ability to speak English is an asset. 

Excellent staff housing available. Please send résumé to: jobs@honeyfields.org.

FUMAGILLIN-B NOW IN STOCK AND PREMIXED SUGAR SYRUP NOW AVAILABLE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Dancing Bee Equipment
Location: 
3384 Loyalist Road, Port Hope, ON
T: 
905 753-2623

Fumagilin-B now in stock. 

Premixed Sugar Syrup Now Available. 

55 Gal Barrels $195.95

Purchase 5 or more Barrels for $185.95 each.

Fill your own container for $0.37 per lb. 

Why waste time making sugar syrup when you can enjoy the convenience and affordability of premixed

Feeding sugar syrup in the fall is a quick, efficient and economical way of boosting the winter food stores, preventing starvation of your colonies and increasing the chances of surviving the unpredictable and sometimes harsh Canadian winters. 

Don’t forget to supplement your syrup with Honey Bee Healthy.

 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. 

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

Location:  3384 Loyalist Road, Port Hope, ON L1A 3V7

At Dancing Bee, We're Dedicated To Helping Grow Your Apiaries In A Cost Effective And Profitable Way.

PROMOTE YOUR 100% ONTARIO HONEY! OBA CAN HELP.

Miscellaneous
Contact: 
OBA Membership Office
Location: 
Guelph, ON
T: 
905 636-0661

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

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

Available for pick-up in GUELPH or we mail (shipping costs apply).

FOR SALE: NATURAL BEESWAX FOUNDATION - USING YOUR WAX OR OURS

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

Natural beeswax foundation is better for bees, produces better honey and gives you healthier hives.
 
We can make YOUR wax into YOUR foundation OR we have pre-made in stock.

NUCS FOR SALE

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Jane Hartin
Location: 
Portland, Kingston ON
T: 
613 272-2588

Ontario stock and laying Queen in a 4-frame Nuc. Deep and medium depth available. $100.00 deposit per Nuc required. Available Spring/Early Summer 2020.

HONEY FOR SALE

Honey
Contact: 
Patrick Stranks
Location: 
Bognor, ON
T: 
226 568-3192

2019 unfiltered honey for sale in 20L pails.

FOR SALE: TOPS, INNER COVERS, BOTTOM BOARDS, BROOD COMB AND MORE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Ben Hogan, Hogan's Honey
Location: 
Bath, ON
T: 
613 352-5311

Get ready for Spring! Beekeeping Supplies and Equipment For Sale:

  • Tops
  • Inner Covers
  • Bottom Boards
  • Queen Excluders
  • Brood Comb
  • Feeder Boxes
  • Pollen Traps
  • Hogan's Winter Wraps. 

PAYING CASH FOR YELLOW BEESWAX AND ALL COLOURED GRADES OF HONEY

Honey
Contact: 
Mike Davidson, Summer's Gold Honey
Location: 
Merlin, ON
T: 
226 627-6262


Paying cash for yellow beeswax! And looking to buy Canadian honey in barrels - all coloured grades are of interest. Please contact Mike.

BRUCE PENINSULA APIARIES NOW TAKING 2020 QUEEN & NUC ORDERS

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Ian Brown
Location: 
Wiarton
T: 
519 270-3198


Available spring/early summer 2020 from Bruce Peninsula Apiaries: 4-frame nucs and laying queens from overwintered parent stock selected for gentleness, hygiene and honey production.

2019 WILDFLOWER HONEY FOR SALE IN BARRELS

Honey
Contact: 
Wally Betcher
Location: 
Tiny
T: 
705 527-3883


Wildflower honey for sale in barrels from 2019 harvest.

Contact Waldemar Betcher for pricing and delivery.

BEE READY FOR SPRING: NUCS FOR SALE

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Wally Betcher
Location: 
Tiny
T: 
705 527-3883


Nucs for sale from The Honey Place: 4 drawn frames, 2 frames of brood with laying queen, available mid-May.

Please call to be added to the list for 2020 Nucs.


Pick up at 580 Baseline Road South, Tiny, ON.

RAW HONEY IN BARRELS FOR SALE

Honey
Contact: 
Todd Kalisz
Location: 
Port Hope
T: 
289-771-2623

HELP WANTED - EXPERIENCED APIARY WORKER FOR 2020 BEEKEEPING SEASON

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Mary or Tina Bueckert, Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON (southwestern Ontario)
T: 
Mary 519 875-3308 or Tina 519 550-9437


Apiary Worker needed for 2020 beekeeping season. 


Duties:

     - Move hives for pollination
     - Help maintain bee hives, including ability to lift , move and clean honey supers
     - Harvest honey.

Much of this work is done during night-time hours and in all types of weather. 

Must have three years' experience with honey bees, a valid driver's license, and be able to lift and carry 200 lb., often walking through deep mud. Cannot be allergic to bee stings (may receive from 50 - 200 stings some nights).

Seasonal /Full-time March 23, 2020 to October 25, 2020.

Wage: $14 per hour.

Please contact Mary or Tina for more information.