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 Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item sell or the price changes.

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March/AprilJanuary 31st
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5 frame medium nucs to sell

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Mark Saunders
Location: 
Sharbot Lake
T: 
613-329-2079

5 frame medium nucs to sell with overwintered August/22 queens or new queens.
$50 deposit is required to reserve. 

Located one hour north of Kingston. 
Crooked Hills Honey. Email: inscriptum@protonmail.com

NUCS FOR SALE

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Willis Stoll
Location: 
Aylmer, ON
T: 
519-773-2162

Four frame nucs for sale with Ontario raised Queens available late May/early June. No brood comb more than four years old - $200 each. A $50 deposit per nuc is required at the time of order. 

Queens available June thru August - $50 each.

Some single deep colonies with July 2022 Queens available late April, call for price. 

Nuc and hive for sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Honey and Me
Location: 
Guelph, ON
T: 
5195465755

Local Nucs and Hives available for sale in spring 2023.
Now taking orders for Nucs and singles with new or overwintered queens.

2023 Nucs, Queens and Honey

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Bright Bees Apiary
Location: 
Bright, ON
T: 
519-532-0678

I will have 4 frame deep nucs for sale starting around the end of May some with new queens and some with overwintered queens.
prices are as follows with new queens:
1-4 Nucs $250 each
4-9 Nucs $235 each
10 or more $220 each
Nucs with overwintered queens will be $50 more than with new queens.
$50 deposit to hold nuc.
I will have some queens available as well starting mid June throughout the summer and honey for sale in the fall.
I am registered and inspected to sell nucs and queens.

Honey For Sale

Honey
Contact: 
Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON
T: 
226-970-4304

2022 crop of Blueberry & Wildflower Honey for sale in barrels, pails, or jars.

20 barrels of honey at $5 per pound.

Honey is unpasturized, filtered, and ready to bottle. 

Please contact Mary (226-970-4304) or Tina (519-550-9909).

 

BRUCE PENINSULA APIARIES - BUCKFAST QUEENS AND NUCS NOW TAKING 2023 RESERVATIONS

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Ian Brown
Location: 
Owen Sound, ON
T: 
(519) 270-3198
Available spring/early summer, 4 frame nucs and laying queens from overwintered parent stock selected for gentleness and honey production. 
Singles available mid June.

Help Wanted for 2023 Beekeeping Season: 2 Apiary Workers

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Cedarwood Honey - Henry Kornelsen
Location: 
Harriston, ON
Required for the 2023 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 $15.50-$16.50 an hour.
 
Positions to be filled for the 2023 season. Full-time seasonal (40-60 hours per week) April to December.
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.

NUCS, QUEENS, QUEEN CELLS

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Jeanette Kuntz
Location: 
Mount Forest, ON
T: 
519-261-0349
Ontario 4 frame nucs for sale with overwintered queens now available for reservation from Just Call Me Honey, Mount Forest, Ontario.
These Ontario-raised queens are bred for gentleness, spring buildup, and hygienic grooming traits.
Membership in the ORHBS program  and LVG study
Call (519)261-0349 or email justcallmehoney1@gmail.com

HONEY FOR SALE

Honey
Contact: 
Jeanette Kuntz
Location: 
Mount Forest, ON
T: 
519-261-0349
Bulk Honey in 5 Gallon pails from Just Call Me Honey.
100% Pure Ontario Wildflower Honey.  Unpasteurized and filtered. 
Also available in cases 1kg, 500g, and 330g jars.  
Smaller pails are also available.
Call (519)261-0349 or email justcallmehoney1@gmail.com

Queens and Nucs for Sale - Hygienic Tested and VSH Selected

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. We are members of the Ontario Resistant Honey Bee Selection Program
 
Nuc Price: $260
If ordering more than 10 please call for price. 
 
Queen Price: $55
If ordering more than 10 please call for price. 
 
Order early to reserve your nucs. Feel free to call with any questions.

Help Wanted for 2023 Beekeeping Season: 3 Apiary Workers

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Rick Krystal
Location: 
Millgrove, ON
Required for the 2023 Beekeeping Season- 3 hardworking employees for the following position:
 
Apiary Worker (Lower Skilled Worker)- 3 required with a minimum of 1-year experience, wage starting at $15.50-$18.00 an hour.
 
All positions to be filled for the 2023 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. 

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 nucs and singles for spring 2023
Call for volume pricing for the nucs and singles
Honey comb for sale from 2022 season

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
Fall hours Tues to Fri 10-5, Sat  10-2
Winter Fri 10-5, Sat 10-2, or by chance

Single medium colonies and Nucs for sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Chuck Magri Wildflowers Honey
Location: 
St. Thomas, ON
T: 
519-777-4834
Single medium colonies and nucs for sale
 
Single medium colonies with New Queen ready for the end of April or Early May $400
 
Five frame medium nucs with New Queen ready for early May $275
Deposit of $50 is required to hold

Help Wanted Uxbridge, Ontario

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Mikhail Kutsyy
Location: 
Uxbridge, ON
T: 
416-669-6216
Help Wanted Uxbridge, Ontario
Full-time seasonal Apiary/Farm foreman (NOC 8252)  with a minimum of 2 years (seasons) experience.
Please contact: info@honeyandqueens.com or 416-669-6216

Honey For Sale

Honey
Contact: 
Mikhail Kutsyy
Location: 
Uxbridge, ON
T: 
416 669 6216
White Clover honey for sale in drums.
Please contact: info@honeyandqueens.com or 416-669-6216

Like-new equipment

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Mark
Location: 
Bolton, ON
T: 
1-647-284-2294
Honey processing equipment: misc. SS sanitary tubing, valves & fittings, 220 L polypropylene tanks; bottling gate, pre-wired oxalic acid vapourizers, protective equipment, 10 frame Langstroth deeps with 10 Pierce waxed frames, Pierce waxed drone comb frames, excluders, covers, bottoms, bee escapes, winter wraps, etc. 
For price list send an email to mark.hopkins@hmal.ca or text 1-647-284-2294

COMPLETE HONEY BUSINESS FOR SALE

Miscellaneous
Contact: 
Ian Brown
Location: 
Owen Sound, ON
T: 
519 270 3198
Currently have 150 colonies wintering as singles. Wax dipped woodware in excellent condition for running 130 double deep production hives in summer with 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, and 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, hives stands, Wellington winter wraps, queen rearing gear with 35 mini mating nucs and 30 wooden 5 frame nucs.
To be sold complete. Serious enquiries only.

Help Wanted for 2023 Season: 18 Employees

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Brian Rowaan
Location: 
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
T: 
905-328-6066

Required: 18 hardworking employees for the following positions:

Apiary Worker (Lower Skilled Worker): 12 required with a minimum of 1-2 years experience, wage starting at $15.50/hr or new rate as per NOC code for 2023.

Apiary Technician (Skilled Worker): 5 required with a minimum of 2-3 years experience, wage starting at $17.00/hr. or new rate as per NOC code for 2023.

Apiary Manager:  1 required.  3-5 years experience required. $22.00/hr.  Must be able to manage up to 10 people and work under pressure and tight deadlines.  Must have experience in all aspects of commercial beekeeping.

Only those who can legally work in Canada should apply.  

All positions are to be filled for the 2022 Season. (March-December) All wages are negotiable and are based on experience and productivity. A valid driver’s license is a benefit.  Ability to speak

English is an asset; must be physically fit. Must be willing and able to work 60+ hours a week. Excellent staff housing is available. 

Please send resumes to brian@honeyfields.org

Help Wanted for 2023 Season: 3 Apiary Workers

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Lilley Bee Apiaries Ltd.
Location: 
Earlton, ON
Required for the 2023 Season - 3 hardworking employees for the following
position:
Apiary Worker (Lower Skilled Worker): 3 required with a minimum of 1-year experience, wage starting at $15.50/hr. or new rate as per NOC code for 2023.
 
All positions are to be filled for the 2023 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 résume to: lilleybee@gmail.com

HELP WANTED - 8 BEEKEEPERS FOR THE 2023 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 2023 season, April - December
 
Full-time seasonal.
The work is physically demanding and may involve long hours at various times. 35 - 60 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: $15.50 / hour
 
Please contact Mike Parker by phone or email to enquire.

 

2022 Wildflower Honey in Barrels for Sale

Honey
Contact: 
Adam Ritchie
Location: 
Victoria Harbour, ON
T: 
705-716-5402

2022 Ontario Wildflower Honey in barrels.  Contact for pricing. 

HELP WANTED - 2 APIARY WORKERS FOR 2023 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 are available for the 2023 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 3rd 2023- October 31st 2023
Wage: $15.50 per hour.
Please contact Mary or Tina for more information.

Beeswax for Sale

Honey
Contact: 
Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON
T: 
Mary (226-970-4304) or Tina (519-550-9909)

Light, clean, filtered beeswax for sale - $9 per pound.

Please contact Bueckert Apiaries, Mary (226-970-4304) or Tina (519-550-9909)
 

Honey and Beeswax For Sale

Honey
Contact: 
Adam
Location: 
Cannington, ON
T: 
705-341-1659

Honey for sale in drums mostly white honey some golden
Quantity of Beeswax for sale also

Entire Beekeeping Equipment Used or Unused for Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Regina Baum-Swoboda
Location: 
Sutton West/ Pefferlaw
T: 
613-318-9848

Supers, boards, etc. plus unused wood frame kits, wax bases, etc. 

Will forward the list of inventory and pictures by request.
By appointment, if interested to come by to look over equipment.

Honey for Sale

Honey
Contact: 
Ken & Kelly Taylor, Harmony Hives
Location: 
Warkworth, ON
T: 
519-428-7100

15 barrels of honey for sale
$3.50 per lb

Honey Farm For Sale PEI

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
John Dicker
Location: 
Charlottetown, PE
T: 
902-393-8815

Turn key. Business comes with 300 well-established hives, blueberry pollination contracts, summer and winter bee yards, all equipment (trucks, trailers, crane, tractor, etc.). Good wholesale network and customer base.

Set up for growth up to 1000 hives. All equipment in place for commercial queen rearing and nuc sales.

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.
 

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.

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.

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 

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