Welcome to the Home Page of

Bjorn Apiaries

Certified Breeder of Northern Queens and Bees.

Your Mason Bee Provider for 10+ years!

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Our most important employee......Mother Nature! Our business model involves taking out the 10-20% of the weakest genetics every year. Our no pesticide or mite treatment IPM approach allows a better, stronger genetic pool moving forward.

Welcome to the Home Page of

Bjorn Apiaries

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2017 Packages

SOLD OUT! - SOLD OUT! - SOLD OUT!


Bee pick-up on Friday at Bjorn Apiaries in Dillsburg has been delayed till 6pm due to trafiic and other issues. PLEASE DO NOT show up at 4pm. as the bees will be at least a couple hours delayed. Thank you! 

FRIDAY Bee pick-up will be from 6pm till 8 pm. 


Pick Up times are:

Bjorn Apiaries on Friday 4/7/17 from 4-8pm

Address: 180 Century Lane, Dillsburg, pa. 17019

*Anyone wanting to pick up in Dillsburg and not able to do so on Friday MUST pick up in Hummmelstown on Saturday. 

 

Bees-N-Trees (Bill Fisher) in Hummelstown

Saturday 4/8/17 from 8am till Noon.

Address: 1354 Shopes Church Rd. Hummelstown, Pa. 17036


Stony Spring Apiary (Duke Penneycoff)

Saturday from 8am till Noon.

Address: 421 Stony Gap Rd. Cogan Station, 

Pa. 17228 

*Do not call or email to confirm your arrival. Pick-up any time during the hours posted above. All changes will be posted HERE! Please check Friday morning for updates. PLEASE do not arrive at other times.





2017 Bjorn Apiary classes updated in 

the coming week. We will have both Sustainable Beekeeping Classes as well as Queen Rearing.

Dates are:

Sustainable Beekeeping - May 13th.

Queen Rearing - June 3


We are NOT taking orders for Nucs at this time.

Once we have a handle on how winter plays out, we will offer nucs as they become available.


  




Honey Bee  and stinging insect removal: Please click on the "Bee & Swarm Removal" page.   


The Beekeepers Outpost - Click Here


 

* Fundraising Opportunities - Click Here

   

 

* Book your group for a farm tour and

  bee talk for 2017


 

  

 

                   Bjorn Apiaries Newsletter:

Bjorn Apiaries has a Facebook page where we post bee happenings. We also send out newsletter material via the membership list of PennApic. We no longer add beekeepers to the Bjorn Apiaries newsletter mailing list without verifiable name, address, phone number, and email list. Thank you.   

 

 

New Beekeeper?

Just getting started in beekeeping? Are you a first year beekeeper, looking to have the information needed to be a better beekeeper? Attend the annual FREE

spring workshop hosted by PennApic and members of the Pa. Backyard Beekeepers' Association.

Join the Pa. Backyard Beekeepers Association. www.pennapic.org

 

 

 

Looking for local raw honey?

Click Here

Bjorn Products & Services

 

Honey Bees:  (Click Here)

     Packages (Click Here)

     Nucs colonies

     Starter hives  (Click Here)

     Queens

 

Fundraising Opportunities (Click Here)

 

Group Tours of the Farm - Ckick here

        (Full Calendar on Beekeepers Outpost Page)

      *Open House(s)

      * Scout Jamboree Day

      * Honey Harvest Day

      * National Honey Bee Day

     

 

Beekeeping Equipment  (Click Here)

      Swarm Lures

      Top Bar Hives

     

Mason Bees:  (Ckick Here)

     Filled Tubes

     Starter Homes

     Replacement Tubes

     Workshops (2015 - March 8th.)

 

Environment Support items:

     Flowers Seeds

     Trees

     Natural Deer/Animal Repellant

 

 

Educational Classes:  (Click Here)

     Sustainable Beekeeping 

     Queen Rearing 

 

Products of the Hive:  (Click Here)

     Local Raw Honey

     Wax/Candles/Figurines

     Wedding/Party/Fundraising

     Pollen  (Click Here)

     Gift Baskets

 

Gift Certificates

 

Inspection Services:  (Click Here)

 

Pollination service:  (Click Here)

Bjorn Apiaries is a family owned and operated honey bee business, located in southcentral Pennsylvania.

 

Our operation is focused on maintaining bees and providing mating stock from overwintered nucs and hives, and void of harsh mite treatments and chemicals. All of our bees overwinter in Pennsylvania. 


Honey and beehive products are produced with a licensed state honey house certificate of inspection. 


Bjorn Apiaries provides a host of services centered around helping beekeepers in a more natural way of maintaining hives. We have experience with traditional Langstroth hives, Warre hives, Top Bar Hives, Two Queen Tower systems, various comb options, as well as an IPM (Integrated Pest Management) program to foster healthier hives.

 

Please Note:

The pages of this website are filled with our opinions, advice, observations, and experiences. We did not make this site out to be filled with research, other beekeepers experiences, or filled with book filler and academia type data to impress you. All information is from our own collected beekeeping experiences here at Bjorn Apiaries. EVERY picture is from a Bjorn Apiary location. You may not agree with everything we say. And that is ok. The intent of this site is to be honest, while passing on information from another beekeeper who wants to help others enjoy the fascinating world of BEEKEEPING!.

We invite beekeepers as well as anyone wanting to get started in beekeeping to contact us for a visit to one of our yards. There is always something going on within the bee community.

 

Please scan the pages of this website for details on classes, information on various types of beekeeping, as well as services and products that we offer. Do not hesitate to contact us with any comments or suggestions.

If you have any questions, please click here. We spend a considerable amount of time helping new beekeepers with questions and working out problems. While we do try to reply in a timely manner, there is a busy season, and of course sometimes we are simply away on business or pleasure. Thank you.
Have bee questions? Have a facebook page? Connect with PennApic and other beekeepers across the country and around the world. CLICK HERE for the PennApic facebook page.
 

Do you sometimes not know what to say, how to explain, or make suggestions to farmers and homeowners in regards to impacts on bees? Click here. This page is provided by the Pa. Backyard Beekeepers' Association. It explains some issues affecting bees, the details behind the problem, and perhaps a good way to pass along some information. 




Members of:

 

Pennsylvania Apiculture Inc.....

 

Home to:

 

Pennsylvania Backyard Beekeepers Association

 

and

 

The National Honey Bee Day Program

 

 

 

Northern States Queen Breeders Association

                                                                                   



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