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 Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item is sold or the price changes.

Classfied Ad Rates and Submission

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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Ontario Queens, Nucs and Hives

Honey
Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Blair
Location: 
Napanee, Eastern Ontario
T: 
(613)328-3511
 
Ontario Queens - June 5
$40/each or 50+ $30/ea
 
Queen Cells
$15/ea or 50+ $10/ea
 
4 Frame Nucs - Mid May
$200/each or 25+ $180/ea
 
10 frame hives - Mid May
$330 each or 25+ $290/ea
 
Australian Packages - late March/early April
2 kg $365, 1.5 kg $295, 1 kg $240
*Skid pricing available
 
Ontario Honey in barrels $2.50/lb

Wanted: Buckwheat Honey

Honey
Contact: 
Adam Ritchie
Location: 
Victoria Harbour
T: 
705-716-5402
 
Wanted: Buckwheat Honey in barrels.
Contact Adam.

NUCS FOR SALE, SPRING 2021

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Adam Ritchie
Location: 
Victoria Harbour
T: 
(705) 716-5402
 
Overwintered 4-frame nucs for sale. 
Made up to the OBBA (Ontario Bee Breeders' Association) standard.    
Ontario stock, ORHBS (Ontario Resistant Honey Bee Selection) program member.
$210 including the transport box. Discounts on 5 or more.

Queens and Nucs for Sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
James Murray
Location: 
Sharon, ON
T: 
905-955-3498
 
We breed winter hardy and disease resistant bees. All of our queen mothers are selected with liquid nitrogen testing (hygienic testing) and must have a group 1 score (95-100% removal). We are also actively selecting for Varroa Sensitive Hygene (VSH) using the Harbo method of assay.
 
All of our hives are workable in jeans, t-shirt and a veil. 
 
We sell
  • Queens/Cells
  • Nucs/singles
  • Raw honey
Order early to reserve your nucs. Feel free to call with any questions.

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.
 

4 FRAME NUCS FOR SALE

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Paul @ Marion’s Honey
Location: 
Elgin
T: 
613-359-1151
 
4-frame Ontario Nucs available for 2021.
Mother Queens purchased from a Buckfast breeder.
All offspring from these queens are from August 2020.
Available spring/early summer.
Contact Paul Waenink for more information.

POLLEN TRAPS AND QUALITY WOODEN WARE FOR SALE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Henry Kornelsen, Cedarwood Honey
Location: 
Harriston, ON
T: 
519 994-4400
 
For sale: New and used 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.

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!

NUCS FOR SALE

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Christoph Wand
Location: 
Elora, ON
Spring / Summer Nucs: 
  • 3-frames, 2021 import queen @ $170. Victoria Day weekend onward 
  • 4-frames, overwintered Ontario queen @ $220. May 1st onward 
  • Cardboard & Wellington Nuc boxes available for transport at $10 

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.
Also looking for Ontario Buckwheat Honey.
Please contact Mike.

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. 

HELP WANTED - 2 APIARY WORKERS FOR 2021 BEEKEEPING SEASON

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Mary or Tina Bueckert, Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON (southwestern Ontario)
T: 
Mary 519 550-9437 or Tina 519 875-3308
 
2 seasonal full-time positions available for the 2021 beekeeping season. 
Duties:
     - Move hives for pollination
     - Help maintain beehives, including the 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 of 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).
 
No education required.
 
Seasonal /Full-time April 1st 2021- October 31st 2021
Wage: $14.50 per hour.
Please contact Mary or Tina for more information.

2021 CUT COMB FOR SALE

Honey
Contact: 
Jeanne Parker, Parker Agriculture Ltd
Location: 
Minesing, ON
T: 
204 730-0597
- Taking wholesale orders for 2021 cut comb
- Packaged in industry-standard plastic cut comb containers
- 275-300g product package weight

HELP WANTED - 8 BEEKEEPERS FOR THE 2021 SEASON

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Mike Parker
Location: 
Parker-Bee Apiaries, Beamsville, Ontario (Niagara area)
T: 
905 933-9200
Parker-Bee Apiaries is seeking 8 beekeepers for the 2021 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: $14.39 / hour
 
Please contact Mike Parker by phone or email to enquire.

Help Wanted for 2021 Beekeeping Season: 2 Apiary Workers

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Rick Krystal
Location: 
Millgrove, ON
Required for the 2021 Beekeeping 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 $14.25-$16.00 an hour.
 
All positions to be filled for the 2021 season. Full time seasonal (40-60 hours per week) April to November.  All wages negotiable upon experience and productivity.
Job Requirements:
-Must be physically fit and willing to work 60 hours per week, when needed.
-A valid drivers license is a benefit
-Ability to speak English is an asset
 
Staff housing available. 

HONEY FOR SALE

Honey
Contact: 
Tina or John Bueckert, Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON
T: 
519-875-3308 or cell: 519-550-3308: 519-550-9437

Fresh 2020 wildflower honey available in barrels.

Contact us for pricing and delivery.

Locally Adapted Badlands Bees for Sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Badlands Bees- Greg
Location: 
Caledon, ON

Badlands Bees in Caledon ON is offering a surplus of our wonderful bees for sale.

4 frame nucleus colonies include a re-usable, handy plywood Nuc box. $220.00.

Good-natured, great honey producers and proven survivors.

Pick-up in May. Contact greg@bell.net to reserve a box of your new best friends!

Custom-built Beehives for Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Willis Stoll
Location: 
Aylmer, ON
T: 
519-779-6117

Need beehives? Top-bar hives, Warre hives, Horizontal hives, Langstroth hives, AZ hives, Observation hives, etc. You name it we build it!

Embarrassingly low prices, great quality. Order now for spring 2021. Call us for more information at 519-779-6117.

Nucs with Local Queens for Sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Andrew Burkinshaw
Location: 
Milford, Prince Edward County

Strong 4 frame nucs (on deep frames) with local queens for sale. 

  • We breed for gentleness, honey production, wintering ability and disease resistance. 
  • Available mid-May to July of 2021.

Local Honey for Sale in Barrels

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

We have local honey for sale in barrels!

We also have for sale:
-50 deep boxes with 10 drawn frames, only used a few years, with waxed plastic
foundation.
-20 winter covers,
-100 bottoms,
-100 inner covers with a hole for feeding.

Please contact for pricing.

NUCS FOR SALE

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Jane Hartin, Highlands Honey
Location: 
Portland, ON
T: 
613 272-2588
Highlands' stock and laying Queen in a four-frame Nuc.
Deep and medium depth available. $100 deposit per Nuc required.
Available Spring/early Summer 2021.

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
Taking Spring 2021 orders for Nucs & Singles. 
 
Winter Store Hours (Jan-March) Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-2, or by chance. 

NATURE'S TASTE

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

Come see our new products for 2020!

  • 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

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 

  • Packages available in April. Don't delay, claim yours today
  • Queens - Nucs
  • Ambrosia® Bee Fondant
  • Global Pollen Patties

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.

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.

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.

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.