This blog explains how I keep bees. It works for me, it might not work for you. Use my methods at your own risk. Always wear protective clothing and use a smoker when working bees.

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Sunday, April 1, 2018

First Delivery - 2 lb Packages

First delivery is only 2lb packages. Keep checking this blog for updates as the date can still possibly change. PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE POST IF YOU ORDERED BEES FOR THE FIRST DELIVERY.  The second delivery is April 14th and is all 3 lb packages. 

April 6th 
The bees are scheduled to arrive sometime on April 6th. The arrival time is not known so please watch the blog for an announcement that we are ready to distribute packages. No bees will be distributed prior to announcement on blog. This pick up will be first come, first served. Do not come here before it is announced that the bees are ready to pickup. You will be asked to leave. You cannot park out on the road.

April 7th 
Bee Day! Schedule is below.
Saturday, April 7th will be the main pick up day and we will follow the schedule below. If everyone came at once there would be several hours wait to get your bees. With the schedule, everyone is spread out over the course of the day and wait times are very short. The store will be closed on Bee Day. Limited supplies will be available and are listed at the end of this email.

Bee Day Pick-up Schedule
We will go by the first initial of your last name (those further than 100 miles away may come at any time):
N - R  7:30 - 8:30am
S        8:30 - 9:30am
T - Z   9:30 - 10:30am
A - B  10:30 - 11:30am
Crew Lunch 11:30am - 12:30pm
C - D  12:30 - 1:30pm
E - G  1:30 - 2:30pm
H - J   2:30 - 3:30pm
K - M  3:30 - 4:30pm
Open Time (if the above time is not possible)  4:30 - 7 pm
Bees will also be available for pick up on Sunday, April 8th. Check the blog the morning of the 8th for any changes in the pickup schedule.
Our bee supply store will be open on Monday April 9th.
Supplies available for purchase on Bee Day (sales tax is included in pricing):
Pollen Patties (2 patties) -- $9.00
Pollen Patties (10 patties) -- $37.00
Pollen Patties (40 lbs) -- $80.00
Feeder Pails -- $7.00
ProSweet Syrup -- $45.00
We will not take credit or debit cards on bee pick up days.