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Do you want to learn how to start beekeeping or maybe learn how to make honey mead?  Here you'll find the literature you need to get started!  Learn a new craft and consider taking home one of our do it yourself lip balm or soap making kits!  Fun activities for the kids and that also make great gift ideas! 

  • Beekeeping Poster | Set of 5

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    Stunning photos by French photographer Eric Tourneret captures the honeybee in a way that is seldom seen with the human eye! This set of 5 posters ...

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  • Teaching Frame Inserts | Set of 20

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    Stunning photographs from French photographer Eric Tourneret turned into great teaching tools! Teaching Frame Inserts are 20 photographs with corre...

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    Honey Bee Picture Cards

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    These picture cards include educational information on the back of each card. They are great for beginner beekeepers and for teaching friends and f...

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  • Life Cycle of the Honeybee | Poster

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    A great tool for teaching about honeybees! This beautiful, full-color poster displays the life cycle of honey bees in great detail. Includes charts...

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  • The Beekeeper's Year | Poster

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    A must-have for any classroom. A month-by-month visual journey through the tasks of a successful beekeeper. From preparing for the flow to harvesti...

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  • Oliver and the Bee | Marie Gage | Children's Book

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    Oliver and the Bee is a fantastical story about a young boy who wanders through his grandparent’s orchard and spots a bee among the blossoms. As Ol...

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  • Beekeeping For Dummies 5th Edition | Howland Blackiston | Book

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    Find out what all the buzz is about beekeeping. Beekeeping for Dummies gives you easy-to-follow details on starting and managing your own backyard ...

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  • First Lessons in Beekeeping | Camille P. Dadant | Book

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    From the son of Charles Dadant, this book has been the beginner beekeeper's first stop for over 90 years. The latest edition honours the tradition...

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  • The New Starting Right with Bees | Book

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    This beekeeping manual may be small, but it is packed with everything a beginner beekeeper needs to know! By A I Root Publishing, 1990

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  • Beehive Alchemy | Petra Ahnert | Book

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    From crayons to cough drops, cookies to candies, Beehive Alchemy is a comprehensive introduction to incorporating the products of bees into everyd...

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  • Beeswax Alchemy | Petra Ahnert | Book

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    Honeybees produce beeswax to build their hives and protect their young. It has also been a vital ingredient of human society for thousands of year...

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  • Beeswax: Production, Harvesting, Processing, Products | Coggshall & Morse | Book

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    This book offers a wealth of historical and technical information about beeswax production, methods for rendering, testing, and grading as well as...

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  • First Time Beekeeping | Kim Flottum | Book

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    A step-by-step manual to getting started with bees. It is packed with helpful diagrams, color photos, and easy-to-follow yet thorough instruction. ...

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    The Beekeepers Handbook - 5th Edition | Sammataro and Avitabile | Book

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    An invaluable resource for both beginner and veteran beekeepers. This fully updated and expanded fifth edition includes: Hand-drawn instructional ...

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  • Honey Bee Diseases and Pests | Third Edition | Book

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    Learn everything you need to know about honeybee diseases and pests and prevention methods. This book includes really awesome close-up pictures mak...

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  • Honey Plants of Eastern Canada | R. Micheal Magnini | Book

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    A practical guide for anyone interested in apiculture, horticulture, and/or agriculture. While this book primarily takes the viewpoint of the "hon...

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  • Integrated Pest Management For Beekeeping In Ontario | Book

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    This full colour book includes everything you need to know about integrated honeybee pest control in Ontario. It reviews the pests and diseases tha...

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  • Ontario Beekeeping Manual

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    This book includes all the beekeeping basics to get you started off right. It includes detailed descriptions and corresponding pictures to ensure e...

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  • Comb Honey Basics | Lloyd Spear

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    In this booklet, the owner of Ross Rounds provides a wealth of information on producing comb honey. This includes methods for Ross Rounds, Section ...

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  • Making Mead (Honey Wine) | Roger A. Morse | Book

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    This book gives us traditional and historical recipes for an age-old beverage in this thorough, how-to mead-making book. It contains an outline of...

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  • Mead and Honey Wines | Michael Badger MBE | Book

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    Wine and beekeeping expert Michael Badger MBE provides a comprehensive guide on the process of making mead and honey wine for anyone interested in...

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  • Ontario Introductory Queen Rearing Manual

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    This book is a great resource for beekeepers interested in queen rearing. It gives step-by-step instructions on raising your own queens. This book ...

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    Queen Rearing and Bee Breeding | Laidlaw & Page Jr. | Book

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    This book will teach you the basics of queen rearing. It is a great introductory resource and makes a great gift! World-famous Professor Harry H...

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    Queen Rearing Essentials | Lawrence John Connor | Book

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    This book will teach you the basics of queen rearing. It is a great introductory resource and makes a great gift! Connor has expanded the conce...

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  • Swarm Traps: Principles and Design | R. Michael Magnini | Book

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    This book explains the honey bee swarming process in detail and expands on the types of swarm traps most commonly used in the field. Through the p...

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  • The Fresh Honey Cookbook | Laurey Masterton | Book

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    Each of the 12 chapters focuses on a month of the year and a specific honey varietal, such as tupelo, orange blossom, sourwood, or sage and offers...

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  • The Bee Works DVD Collection | Set of 4

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    In these DVDs, Apiarist David Eyre works through step-by-step methods to successful beekeeping. DVD Collection Includes:Getting Started  - Run Time...

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    Mead- The Libations, Legends and Lore of History's Oldest Drink | Fred Minnick

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    Discover the history of mead while learning secrets of fermentation, and exploring various recipes crafted by top bartenders. 

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    Honeybee- Lessons from an Accidental Beekeeper | C. Marina Marchese

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    Discover owner of Red Bee Honey Marina Marchese's love of bees and learn about her story of how she became an accidental beekeeper. Filled with inf...

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  • Scented Bath Fizzie Kit

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    Learn how to make your own bath bombs with this simple starter kit. Kit includes: 2 x 3D Round Sheet Moulds Spray Bottle 2 lb Citric Acid 1 oz Alm...

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    Soap Making Kit

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    This kit includes everything you need to start making soap! It includes: 2 lb. clear glycerin soap base Spring collection liquid soap colors: Lil...

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    Lip Balm Kit

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    Learn how to make your own lip balm with this simple starter kit. Includes: 12 pots with lids 12 lip balm tubes Beeswax beads 4 oz. almond oil 4 o...

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  • MacPherson's | A Beekeeper's Handbook

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    Matt MacPherson started beekeeping around 2017 and made plenty of mistakes but also managed to successfully carry forward hives through a cold Cana...

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  • School/Group Trip Educational Experience, up to 25 kids

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    **Beekeeping Educational Programming for Schools, Teachers, and Community Groups** Welcome to our buzzing educational hive! Our beekeeping prog...

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