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The Community Hive Collaborative Purchase of Bees

2022 SOLD OUT

The Community Hive Collaborative Purchase of Bees

2022 SOLD OUT

  • Get the best Canadian bees to hobby or small-scale beekeepers
  • Make sure that those committed to offering the highest care to the bees receive them
  • The flow of education, mentorship, and community are supported by our participants

We have developed a system to ensure that these priorities occur in our Collaborative Purchase of honey bees annually. We are bringing in 300 nucleus colonies in 2022 and we are eager and excited to engage YOU and help you meet your beekeeping goals.

HOW IT WORKS?

STEP 1: Buy* the number of nucs you want

STEP 2: YOU WILL BE ASKED TO PAY BY CHECK OR ETRANSFER

Check off which payment method you prefer. After completing the information request in the shopping cart, you will receive a confirmation email that your request for bees has been received.
You will then receive a second email with an invoice. You will have 7 days after the invoice is sent to pay it via check or etransfer.

*If you require to pay via credit card, email me and let me know. There will be a transaction fee of 2.9%+C$0.30 added to your invoice

5 Frame Nucleus Application

February 1-March 4, 2022 (or until SOLD OUT)

CHCP Honey Bee Purchase
They are being sold First-Come-First-Sold

CHCP Honey Bees Notification of Application
As soon as you complete the shopping cart and
choose etransfer or check

Receive Your Nuc Invoice
You have 7 days to pay this invoice

Honey Bee Nucleus Distributions

Calgary, Red Deer and Edmonton-June 4-5, 2022

Fees for 2022

Honey Bee Nucs: $260
5-F Wooden Nuc Box (you keep): $22.50
Transportation: $12.50
Management Fee*: $30
Total cost per nuc: $325

*The management fee includes the organization of BC and Alberta inspections by the provincial apiculture departments, as well as the permit for transport. We deliver the bees to Calgary, Red Deer and Edmonton.
You will receive the inspection reports from us before receipt of the bees!

EDMONTON- 5 Frame Nucleus- Bill Stagg Queen and Bees

This is for pickup of Nucs in Edmonton on June 5th, 2022.
This is our 14th year of the program and partnership with Bill. Since 2009 we have been bringing in honey bees from in Sweetacre Apiaries.  Bill Stagg has been beekeeping and producing queens and colonies of bees since 2005. Bill recently took over John Gates queen breeding operation and is expanding his queen production to 1000 queens this year. An innovative and responsible beekeeper, Bill provides quality nucleus colonies with Canadian reared and selected genetic stocks.

Delivery June 5th to Edmonton.

Fees for 2022

HONEY BEE NUCS: $260
5-F WOODEN NUC BOX (YOU KEEP): $22.50
TRANSPORTATION: $12.50
MANAGEMENT FEE*: $30
TOTAL COST PER NUC: $325

RED DEER- 5 Frame Nucleus- Bill Stagg Queen and Bees

This is for pickup of Nucs in Red Deer on June 5th, 2022.
This is our 14th year of the program and partnership with Bill. Since 2009 we have been bringing in honey bees from in Sweetacre Apiaries.  Bill Stagg has been beekeeping and producing queens and colonies of bees since 2005. Bill recently took over John Gates queen breeding operation and is expanding his queen production to 1000 queens this year. An innovative and responsible beekeeper, Bill provides quality nucleus colonies with Canadian reared and selected genetic stocks.

Delivery June 5th to Red Deer.

Fees for 2022

HONEY BEE NUCS: $260
5-F WOODEN NUC BOX (YOU KEEP): $22.50
TRANSPORTATION: $12.50
MANAGEMENT FEE*: $30
TOTAL COST PER NUC: $325

CALGARY- 5 Frame Nucleus- Bill Stagg Queen and Bees

This is for pickup of Nucs in Calgary on June 4th, 2022.
This is our 14th year of the program and partnership with Bill. Since 2009 we have been bringing in honey bees from in Sweetacre Apiaries.  Bill Stagg has been beekeeping and producing queens and colonies of bees since 2005. Bill recently took over John Gates queen breeding operation and is expanding his queen production to 1000 queens this year. An innovative and responsible beekeeper, Bill provides quality nucleus colonies with Canadian reared and selected genetic stocks.

Delivery June 4th to Calgary.

Fees for 2022

HONEY BEE NUCS: $260
5-F WOODEN NUC BOX (YOU KEEP): $22.50
TRANSPORTATION: $12.50
MANAGEMENT FEE*: $30
TOTAL COST PER NUC: $325

About the Bees

This is our 14th year of the program and partnership with Bill. Since 2009 we have been bringing in honey bees from in Sweetacre Apiaries.  Bill Stagg has been beekeeping and producing queens and colonies of bees since 2005. Bill recently took over John Gates queen breeding operation and is expanding his queen production to 1000 queens this year. An innovative and responsible beekeeper, Bill provides quality nucleus colonies with Canadian reared and selected genetic stocks. Meet Bill in our video.