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 Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item sell or the price changes.

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Ontario Bee Journal IssueDeadline for Classified to Appear in OBJ
January/FebruaryNovember 30th
March/AprilJanuary 31st
May/JuneMarch 31st
July/AugustMay 31st
September/OctoberJuly 31st
November/DecemberSeptember 30th

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Honey for Sale

Honey
Contact: 
Mark Hunt
Location: 
Port Rowan, ON
T: 
519-410-6497 cell 519-586-7979

We have drums of Ontario #1 Honey for sale.

Creamed and Wildflower Honey.

Please call for pricing.

Extractor For Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Jenny Andrus
Location: 
Port Hope, ON
T: 
519-902-2210

Manual four-frame Honey Max extractor for sale, used for three seasons, great condition, $350 OBO.

HIVE 'N HOE COUNTRY STORE

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

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

Summer Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10-5.  

Seasonal Lead Beekeeper Wanted

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Jay Willmot
Location: 
King City, ON
T: 
905-833-3770

The Kinghaven Farms lead beekeeper role is a seasonal, full-time position to be filled by a skilled beekeeper who will report to Kinghaven Farms' farm manager. 

The lead beekeeper will be responsible for leading Kinghaven's beekeeping activities, including feeding, administering medication, spring season prep, hive checks, splits, nucleus preparation, honey harvesting and processing, and winterizing hives, as well as carrying out a wide variety of upkeep and repair activities around the hive sites, including site setup, cutting and clipping, and other miscellaneous tasks.

Requirements:
  • Applicant should ideally have 3-5 years experience in beekeeping, including at least one season as lead beekeeper;
  • Drivers license required;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Lifting requirements of up to 50lbs;
  • This is a very demanding position suitable for a hard worker;
  • Varied and interesting work with strong growth potential;
  • Seasonal position from March to November with potential for extension into winter off-season;
Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm with overtime as needed.
Compensation commensurate with experience.

OUT OF BUSINESS SALE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
George And Sharon Overton
Location: 
Beeton, Ontario
T: 
905-729-2368

60 frame Cowen pneumatic extractor line,  4 Stainless moyno pumps, Cook and Beales spinner, 5 barrel milk tank, adapted for barrel filling, all associated lines, serving tank.  Quantity of live bee hives and bee equipment, candling supplies,  450 supers, also boxes of foundation, ETC.

Call George Overton
905-729-2368

Bee Swarm Removal FREE!

Miscellaneous
Contact: 
Stan Zavid
Location: 
Barrie, ON
T: 
416 275 9005

Please, let me know if you see bees swarm near to you.
I will remove it for free to the hive.
Besides, you will get a nice gift from me.
Call or text 416 275 9005

Bulk Honey

Honey
Contact: 
Sylvain
Location: 
Wellington, ON
T: 
613-745-1602

Pails of 18-20 kg of raw, unfiltered wildflower honey from Prince Edward County, Ontario.

Going Out Of Business Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Henri Crites - Honey Berry Farm
Location: 
Hanmer, ON
T: 
17056908958

All new/used supplies for sale, supers, frames, comb foundation, extracting equipment, chain uncapper, creamer, wax melter, bottling tanks. Everything you need for a complete beekeeping/honey business

Bees For Sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Peter
Location: 
Simcoe County
T: 
705-309-8571

For sale 4 frame nucs with overwintered queens.

Available end of May- beginning of June. 

300 single hives with overwintered queens on 4 hive pallets with the bee yards located in Simcoe County, Tay and Tiny township. 

Please contact Peter at 705-309-8571 or by email at petermatveev@hotmail.com for more information. 

NUCS FOR SALE

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Christoph Wand
Location: 
Elora, ON
T: 
519-846-2834

Nucs, overwintered:

     3-frames – $180.  Victoria Day weekend onward
     4-frames – $220.  May 1st onward

Cardboard & Wellington Nuc boxes available for transport at $10. 

Used Dancing Bee 55 Gallon Wax Melter for Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Zach Buchner
Location: 
Tillsonburg, ON
T: 
519-281-0068

Only used 2 times in 2021. Selling as it is too large for our operation. Working Perfectly.

COMPLETE HONEY BUSINESS FOR SALE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Ian Brown
Location: 
Owen Sound, ON
T: 
519-270-3198
All equipment in excellent condition.
Approximately 100 colonies wintered as singles with equipment for a total of 125 double deep hives, 400 medium honey supers, complete extraction line, 54 medium frame LEGA radial extractor, Maxant 7000 Model spin float, Dakota Gunness uncapper Model 200 with 6’ moving chain table extension, Cowen 3” PC main pump, 2 honey pumps, heated 200 gal. storage tank (with hot water tank, circulating pump & plumbing), heated bottling tank, heated 36” Maxant sump. Aluminum 6.5’X14’ dual axle trailer, woodware hot wax dip tank, beeswax processing tank, complimentary equipment and supplies, hive stands, electric bear fencing for 6 yards, Wellington winter wraps, queen rearing gear with 35 mini mating nucs and 30 wooden 5 frame nucs.
To be sold complete. Serious enquiries only.

Bruce Peninsula Apiaries- NOW TAKING 2022 QUEEN & NUC RESERVATIONS

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Ian Brown
Location: 
Wiarton, ON
T: 
519 270-3198
Available spring/early summer, 4 frame nucs and laying queens from overwintered parent stock selected for gentleness, hygiene and honey production.

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.
 

Equipment for Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Patrick
Location: 
Bognor, ON
T: 
519-794-2578
Honey Supers
Deep and medium honey supers available, assembled or un-assembled. 
I also have some of the following:
- bottom boards
- inner covers
- lids
- unassembled deep and medium frames
- feeding rims
and more!
 
All new (unused) and priced to move
Also available 2021 bulk comb honey
Contact Patrick Stranks, Stranks Bee Farm

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! Also looking to buy Canadian honey in barrels - all coloured grades are of interest.
Also looking for Ontario Buckwheat Honey.
Please contact Mike.

Nucs, bees & queens for early summer

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Shawn or Michelle Olson
Location: 
Chatham, ON
T: 
226-798-5400

Nucs, queens & bees available in early June 2022. Prepay in full to book now. 

Beekeeping Supplies available in Chatham-Kent, ON

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Shawn Olson
Location: 
Chatham, ON
T: 
2267985400

Beekeeping Supplies & Equipment are now available at Olson Pure Honey.

Wooden Ware, frames & foundation, hive tools & accessories, extracting & honey tools, medication & nutrition, protective gear.

Reservations for 2022 5 frame medium super nucs

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Chuck Magri Wildflowers Honey
Location: 
St. Thomas, ON
T: 
519-777-4834

5 Frame MEDIUM super nucs ready for mid-June.
$250 plus $30 box deposit refunded upon returning wooden box.
Reservation deposit of $50 upfront(non refundable) per nuc
St. Thomas, Ontario pick up only.

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.

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. Contact Bill.

NATURE'S TASTE

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

Come see our new products for 2021!

  • Locally manufactured Bee Equipment
  • Large Inventory in stock!
  • Customized Products

Bee Boxes

  • Ontario's first woodman engineering bee box machine
  • pre-drilled nail holes 
  • angled top hand holds
  • strong box corner design
  • optional metal frame rests

Phone: 888-923-9813 Email: info@naturestastecanada.com

Winter Wraps, Lids, Feeders, & Screened Bottom Boards

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Ed Woods
Location: 
Simcoe County
T: 
705-835-2308
 
Hogan Style Winter Wraps. Black polyethylene sleeve and insulated with foil bubble wrap. Compact & lightweight.  Several hundred available. Less than 5yrs old. $5/ea.

Insulated deep cedar lids for sale. 4 3/4" deep lined with R9 pink styrofoam. Perfect for wintering. Painted white. Fairly new. $30/ea.
 
Wooden Hive Top Feeders, with the long centre slot. $8/ea
 
Screened Bottom Boards, cedar rimmed with stainless steel mesh - $10/ea
 
Contact Ed for more information.

Do you need MONEY? I want your Ontario Honey

Equipment & Supplies
Honey
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 

HUMBLE BEE

Equipment & Supplies
Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Luc Peters
Location: 
601 Burlington Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, L8L 4J5
T: 
905-769-0388
 
Organically managed full service apiary. Offering hygienic gentle local queens, nucs & colonies. Earliest local queens in Ontario. Beekeeping equipment and supplies. Sugar syrup & hive nutrition. Locally built wood ware. Boxes & frames. Ventilated suits & jackets. Online classes on beekeeping. Shipping & curb-side pickup.
601 Burlington Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, L8L 4J5
Order online at www.HumbleBee.buzz
Phone: (905) 769-0388

DANCING BEE EQUIPMENT

Equipment & Supplies
Location: 
5029 County Road 2, Port Hope, ON L1A 3V5
T: 
905 753-2623
 
● Discounts for Commercial Beekeepers & Bee Clubs
● Strong Nucs, Single & Double Colonies
● Import & Local Queens
● Veterinary Services
● Bulk Sugar Syrup, Fondant, Patties & Dry Feed Mix
● 100% Canadian Made Woodenware
● Wide Variety of Beekeeping Kits
● High Quality Protective Clothing
● Beginner & Late Season Workshops
● Honey Extractors & Processing Equipment
● Beeswax & Candle Making Supplies
● Large Variety of Jars & Containers, Custom Labels
● Bulk Honey Sales
 
At Dancing Bee, We're Dedicated To Helping Grow Your Apiaries In A Cost Effective And Profitable Way
 
NEW ONTARIO LOCATION! 
5029 County Road 2, Port Hope, ON L1A 3V5
Brand new warehouse & gift shop, new stock arriving daily!

OXFORD HONEY & SUPPLIES

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

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.

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).