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04/04/20419 Package Bee Deliveries Update


We have been informed that the bees will be delayed a bit. Rain and cool temps in California has slowed everything down. So rather than the middle of April, it's looking more like toward the end of the month. We've been given nothing more definitive than that, so we do our best to sit loose and wait a bit.

When we hear more, we'll let you know.

03/28/2019 Early Italians Pickup Times (Spoiler alert: this afternoon!)

We had a tailwind, and have arrived with the Early Italian package bees.After taking care of some things, we will be available for bee pickup at the following times:Thursday, 3/28: 3pm-8pmFriday, 3/29: 2pm-7pmSaturday, 3/30: 10am-2pmIf you cannot pick up your bees during those times, please contact us to make arrangements.Thank you!

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03/23/2019 "Early Italians" End of Next Week

Pay no attention to that dusting of snow that was on the ground this morning!We have confirmation that we should head down and get the bees, so off we go!Our estimated return will be Friday, 3/29.As we get closer to home, we'll post dates and times for pickup here.Thank you!

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03/21/2019 - Soon ... "Early Italian" packages (and a little later, the rest)

Hello Spring!So far as we know, we'll be fetching the Early Italian packages next week.That could still change, I suppose, but we're making our trip preparations just the same.ETA Newtown would be sometime Friday, but that is really a guess.Check back later, as we'll post updates with a better estimate of days and times for [...]

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03/08/2018 - Package Bees are Booked, Working on Our Waiting List Now

We have booked all our package bees.  We keep a few as a "buffer" until we finalize some details and double-check our numbers. Then we'll offer the buffer bees to those on our waiting list.If you're interested in package bees, please call us at 203-222-2268 and we can put you on our waiting list.Thank you.

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03/04/2019 - Nearly Booked Up for Package Bees

We are approaching "sold out" for package bees arriving this spring.  So if you're on the fence, best to make a decision soon.  Italians, Carniolans, and Saskatraz available for delivery in our 2nd run, target date 3rd week April.If you are trying to place an order and the website says we're out of stock, please [...]

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12/21/2018 - We are now taking reservations for package bees for Spring 2019 for pickup in NEWTOWN, CT!

We are now taking reservations for package bees! First come first served! Costs have gone up, it's true.  It's also true that this year our packages will all come with marked queens. Please review our reservation / refund policy here. Our package bees are for local pickup only - we don't ship bees! To get information about having bees [...]

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