Some of our members and partners sell honeybee packages, nucs, and equipment to beekeepers. Information submitted by potential sellers is provided below, but the CDBA does not endorse or warrant the products being sold. Please contact vendors directly to obtain more information about their products or services. If you are a registered CDBA member who would like to be listed as a supplier of honeybees or equipment, please notify the webmaster or a CDBA board member.
Honey Trails Honey
Honey Trails Honey has started taking orders for 2022 Honey Bee Packages and 5-frame nucs. Woodenware and other supplies are also available for purchase. Availability of packages are limited, so be sure to get your order submitted early. Details and order forms can be found at the Honey Trails website — https://www.myhoneytrails.com/. [Posted for CDBA member, Chris Saad, on January 24, 2022]
Now taking orders for 2022 bee packages, nucs and queens! We have several races of bees available for 2022 including Italian, Russian, Carniolan and Saskatraz. All items are for pickup at our Minooka, IL site. Visit https://meyerbees.com/ for additional information and order forms.
Also, we have a Mann Lake showroom with beekeeping equipment in stock (woodenware, clothing, tools, equipment, treatments, feed items, bottling supplies, etc.) and where you can browse products and purchase items onsite. We are open all year long – contact us to schedule a visit.
Dave Meyer, [email protected]; Phone: 815-521-9116
Address: Meyer Bees, 2021 Holt Road, Minooka IL
[Posted for CDBA member, Dave Meyer, on January 24, 2022]
City Bee Savers
City Bee Savers, owned by CDBA member Bill Whitney, is taking reservations for 2022 spring packages, queens, NUCs and more. Be sure to pass on the news to your fellow beekeepers — we don’t want anyone missing out on these sweet deals. Special discounts may be available for CDBA members, so be sure to ask when placing your order!
Phone: (630) 660-9846
E-Mail: [email protected]
[Posted for CDBA Member, Bill Whitney, on February 24, 2022]
Jimmy B’s Honey
Jimmy B’s Honey is taking Spring Bee Orders – Click and download 2022 BEE ORDER FORM
Bee Packages from California with marked queens (included in price) and Nucs are available with Italian, Pol-line or Northern Illinois Raised Queens. Various Pick-up locations are available for packages & nucs. (See details on order form) – Feel free to pass on the news to your fellow beekeepers.
For more information contact:
Jim Blough, Email: [email protected]; Phone: 815-419-0945
[Posted for CDBA Member, Jim Blough, on January 24, 2022]
Joseph Talbot and Tammy Smith Talbot
CDBA members Joseph Talbot and Tammy Smith will have 5-frame honeybee NUCs for sale in May 2022 at a cost of $150.
For more information contact:
Tammy Smith Talbot at (708) 602-6764 or via email at [email protected]
[Posted for CDBA Members, Joseph Talbot and Tammy Smith Talbot, on March 3, 2022]
CDBA member Jack Goral will have honeybee NUCs for sale later this month. These NUCs will have overwintered queens that were raised last year. Half of the queens originated from a Carniolan package queen obtained in 2018. She was a super queen! The rest are daughters of Carniolan and Russian queens from last year.
For more information, contact:
Jack Goral at (630) 915-7367 or via email at [email protected]
[Posted for CDBA Member, Jack Goral on May 12, 2022]