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 Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item sell or the price change.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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ASSORTED BEE EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Freda Cullen
T: 
519-942-1380

Stainless Steel sink with Drain area  28” deep x 58” wide x 34” high  $50.00

Nassenheinder Bottler Pump:  Made in 1999  $400.00 

Stainless Maxant 500lb Bottling Tank: Water jacketed bottom and sides, tank top strainer, 120V electric element and Maxant precision bottling valve  $1000 

Stainless Dana Api – therma electric immersion barrel melter, 240V  $300 

Dadant 100lb Stainless bottling tank, 120V electric heated, no water jacket  $75 

100 lb manual spring scales  $50 

Stainless 30” deep x 5’wide x 34” high $100 

Galvanized Dexion Steel shelves: qty 2 - 32” deep x 42” wide x 6’10”  High. Total 8 shelves and 6 posts 

Galvanized Dexion Steel shelf: 18” deep x 36” wide x 6’10” high with 5 shelves and 4 posts 

Atago Digital Honey refractometer and Jacks scale $250 

Box of 1 stainless 1.5” bale valve and 4 miscellaneous plastic honey gate valves  $50 

Princess Auto 120V electric winch $60 

Bug zapper $10 

Honey Clarifier cabinet. 120V thermostatically controlled, heat source is incandescent light bulbs $50 

10 copies of “Book of Honey Revolution” $5 each or $40 for all 10 

Princes Auto Laser temperature gun $10 

Mini 1 Gallon electric hot water tank  $25 

Electric barrel band heater $25 

Barrel Cart $100 

Barrel lifting clamp: hinges and locks onto top ring of 45 Gallon barrel to lift barrel straight up $50

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.

BEEKEEPING EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Alexander Schunda
Location: 
Clearview Township
T: 
705 428-5469 or 705 627-2274

For sale:

  • New and used deep supers
  • New frames
  • 20 frame honey extractor
  • Stainless steel holding tanks

Everything in good condition, prices vary

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.

FOR SALE: LIQUID SUGAR IN PAILS, BARRELS AND TOTES

Contact: 
Jason Harrison
Location: 
Cambridge, ON
T: 
905 279-4404

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.

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. 

BEE HIVES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Dao Wang, Royal Bee
Location: 
Newcastle, ON
T: 
647-236-6886 (mobile)

150 strong single hives for sale after July 15

7-8 brood frames, most frames are 3-5 years old plastic frames

$250/each, with bottom board, inner cover, overwintered queen

$210/ each if you purchase all 150 hives

SINGLE & DOUBLE HIVES FOR SALE, AVAILABLE NOW

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

Single and double hives available now. All have brand new frames and 2018 Queens. 

Singles - $200

Doubles - $300

Minimum purchase - 20 hives, please.

Order early to ensure availability!

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.
 

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, pollen, and propolis available
 
Monday to Saturday 10-5

BEEKEEPING SUPPLY, BUSINESS FOR SALE

Contact: 
David Eyre
Location: 
Oro-Medonte, ON
T: 
705 326-7171

Due to old age and health problems we are persuaded to quit. 

For more information and map to our location please visit our website.

BEEKEEPING EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Alexander Schunda
Location: 
Clearview Township
T: 
705 428-5469 or 705 627-2274
 
Used deep supers and drawn frames available. Everything in good condition, prices vary.

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

CORNELL’S DYCE LAB SEEKING HONEY BEE TECHNICIAN

Contact: 
Emma Mullen
Location: 
Ithaca, NY

Cornell University’s Dyce Lab for Honey Bee Studies is looking to hire a temporary honey bee technician to start in May. Applications are being accepted now. Please email a cover letter and CV.

The Dyce Lab for Honey Bee Studies in the Department of Entomology at Cornell University is interested in hiring a technician with experience in handling honey bees and hive sampling techniques. The technician will work closely with personnel on the NYS Beekeeper Tech Team program. This position is funded by New York State’s Environmental Protection Fund as part of the state’s Pollinator Protection Plan. The technician will be assisting in collecting parasite and pesticide samples from honey bee colonies across New York State. The technician will communicate regularly with beekeepers, coordinate logistics for state-wide travel, collect data, and manage databases under the guidance of Tech Team supervisors.

Job description

NYS Tech Team

NYS Pollinator Protection Plan

This is a 6-month benefit-eligible position with possibility for renewal dependent upon funding, available work and performance.

Salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package included. While the position is based at Cornell, the technician will interact regularly with personnel in the NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets and collaborators at the University Maryland.

Required - Applicant must be able to pass pre-employment driving record screening. Individual must be able to work around honey bees. No Visa sponsorship is available for this position. No relocation assistance is available for this position.

FOR SALE: 45 GALLON DRUMS AND SUPERS WITH PIERCO FRAMES

Contact: 
John Van Alten, Dutchman's Gold
Location: 
Carlisle, ON (north of Hamilton, off Highway #6)
T: 
905 536-6371 (mobile)

Large quantity of good quality, open top 45 gallon drums for sale with lids and rings. Used once for honey. $15 each.

1000 x 6 5/8 supers with 9 drawn Pierco frames. Excellent condition, only used for honey. $25 each.

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. 

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.

HIGHLANDS HONEY EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING APIARY

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

WORKSHOP, ECOTOUR, CHEF'S LUNCH

Experience the art of raising Queen bees by spending a day with a commercial Queen and Nuc producer. Observe the pollinator`s critical interaction with fields, forest and wetlands. Savour the taste of the season and region in our Chef`s lunch.
 
To learn more or to register, contact: 
 

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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