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09/01/2018 We'll be closed on Monday 9/3 for Labor Day

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Have a safe and enjoyable holiday!
We'll be open Tuesday, 2-6pm, and then back to regular hours of Thursday 2pm-8pm, Friday 2-6pm, Saturday 10am-2pm.  Thanks!

06/05/2018 Russian Packages: Add'l Pickup today 12-6pm

The final plot twist for this delivery is that the bees have arrived hours early.We accepted delivery and have a few things to do, but will open early for you to pick up your bees, if you wish.Saturday and Sunday pickup times remain available, as well.So pickup times are as follows: Friday: Noon - 6pmSaturday: 10am - 4pmSunday: [...]

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06/05/2018 Package Bees: Russian Packages, Pickup days/times

The packages of Russian bees are expected to arrive late Friday.They are NOT expected to arrive early enough on Friday for pickup that day.So pickup times will be as follows:Saturday: 10am - 4pmSunday: 10am - 2pmIf you are unable to pick up your bees, please let us know so we can make arrangements to accommodate you.If anything changes [...]

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05/21/2018 Russian Packages, The "At Last a Date" Update

As you know, we've been pressing for a date, and a date and here's what we've learned.First, to dispel any doubts: the bees are coming, and our package reservations will be honored.We have been told that the Russian packages will arrive sometime on or about June 8-9. Way, way behind the original target, but [...]

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04/24/2018 Update: 2nd Delivery Italians / Carniolan / Saskatraz

The packages in this delivery will be available for pickup as follows:TUESDAY: 1pm - 4pm  (Yes - we didn't expect to be back in time, but we had quite a tailwind.)Wednesday: 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 8pm  (Rain is forecast, so get your bees and be ready to install on Thursday!)Thursday: 10am - 12pm [...]

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04/17/2018 Update: 1st Delivery Italians / Carniolan / Saskatraz

We're back with the 1st delivery of Italians / Carniolan / Saskatraz packages.  It sure doesn't feel like spring, what with the snow squalls we drove through the last two days.  The forecast for tomorrow holds promise, though, and we'll commence distribution of package bees from 1pm to 7pm.Thursday we'll be here for our usual [...]

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03/19/2018 Package Bees: Early Italians Delivery Date

It's happening, folks. We are confirmed with the apiary to pick up the early Italian packages this week. Yes, it's cold, so refresh your memory, read up and/or talk amongst yourselves about how to install bees in cold weather. *** REMINDER: We are now at our new location, 160A Sugar Street, Newtown, CT 06470 *** Delivery [...]

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1/16/2018 - We are now taking reservations for package bees for Spring 2018 for pickup in NEWTOWN, CT!

We are now taking reservations for package bees! First come first served! 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 shipped to you, please see our information on bee suppliers. NOTE: we are now located at 160A Sugar Street (Rt. 302), [...]

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