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 Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item sell or the price changes.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

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.

40 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).

 

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
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

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 NS

Miscellaneous
Contact: 
Menno Reimer
Location: 
Tatamagouche, NS
T: 
902-305-2255

Honey farm complete with pollination contracts, wholesale and retail honey sales network. 

Turn key operation of 600 hives. Apiary locations. Truck, trailer, cranes, tractors, 54x76 honey house. 
3- bedroom 1800 square ft house in beautiful shape

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.

HONEY FOR SALE

Honey
Contact: 
Blake Hardy
Location: 
Frankford, ON
T: 
613-827-2373
 
HONEY FOR SALE
50 drums of Wildflower Honey for sale 
Contact Blake Hardy at hardysapiaries@yahoo.ca or 613-827-2373

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Al Lockhart
Location: 
Clarksburg, ON
T: 
519-599-5434

100s of dovetailed deep supers in good condition. 

Pollen traps, woodenware for frames, and boxes of deep and shallow beeswax foundation.

Priced to sell.

Like-new equipment

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

Wanted - Blueberry, Buckwheat, Linden, Wildflower and other Varietals

Honey
Contact: 
Matthew
Location: 
Ottawa, ON
T: 
613-913-2147

Wanted - Blueberry, Buckwheat, Linden, Wildflower, and other Varietals

By the Barrel
Contact me with your prices

Beekeeping Equipment For Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Dao
Location: 
Newcastle ON
T: 
647-236-6886

Quitting business, a lot of equipment for sale.
1000 seeping boxes with drawn foundation and frames, good condition. No AFB No SHB
Full 60 frame honey line, Cowan. Only used 2 seasons.
And lots more
Email or phone me for details
Info@royalbee.ca
6472366886

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

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).