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

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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 shipped to you, please see our information on bee suppliers.
NOTE: we are now located at 160A Sugar Street (Rt. 302), Newtown, CT 06470

Or our offerings this year are as follows:

Description Target Delivery Total Price
(Pay-in-full)
Two Payments (1) Comments
3 lbs. bees w/ Italian queen late March $130 $80 / $60 From Rossman Apiaries in Georgia.
NOTE: Weather is especially variable in March, so these packages are for folks with experience, who are prepared to install bees in inclement weather!
3 lbs. bees w/ Russian queen late April or early May $135 $80 / $65 From Hardeman Apiaries in Georgia.  Last year these bees were late, we have every reason to believe that this year they will arrive per target (as they had every year before last year).
3 lbs. bees w/ Carniolan queen mid-April /
late April
$145 $80 / $75 From Olivarez Honey Bees in northern California. (2)
3 lbs. bees w/ Italian queen mid-April /
late April
$145 $80 / $75 From Olivarez Honey Bees in northern California. (2)
3 lbs. bees w/ Saskatraz queen mid-April /
late April
$150 $80 / $80 From Olivarez Honey Bees in northern California. (2)
New-ish bee on the market, developed in Canada.


(1) Save $10 by paying in full when you place your order / reservation.
(2) These will arrive in two deliveries, usually a week apart.

If you're ready to place an order for bees, you can click here. From our home page, click "Local Offerings" to see/order package bees.