Welcome! We offer a wide variety of quality beekeeping equipment, Southern Appalachian honey and beeswax, and handmade jewelry, candles, and salves from local artisans. If you're a seasoned beekeeper or a "New Bee", our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you along your journey. We stock the most extensive array of beekeeping supplies in the Asheville area.

 

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Open Tuesday-Friday
from 10am-5:30pm

Saturday 10am-3pm
at 23 Merrimon Ave
in downtown Weaverville.

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Beautiful Buzz Ticket
$45.00
The world of honey is massive and miniature, stark and subtle, methodical and magical. When something can be described with such contrasting terms, yet still make sense in ways that we can taste, we know it's something worth buzzing about.
First Year Starter Pack
$180.00
This starter kit is perfect for anyone interested in beginning beekeeping!
Class Passes
$45.00
The perfect option for someone who wants to begin and continue their bee education!
Deep Nucleus Colony 2023
$200.00
A nucleus colony (“nuc” for short) is 5 drawn-out frames in a temporary box, complete with honey and brood. They come with a queen and approximately 10,000 worker bees. A deep nuc will fit with deep Langstroth hive boxes. IN STORE PICKUP ONLY.
Overwintering Class In Person
$45.00
The last thing folks think of in the August heat is winter but it is most definitely the time to begin preparing your bees. We will discuss in detail how to evaluate and deal with pests and disease, poor or failing queens, winter stores and feeding. Timin
In Person Beginner Beekeeping Class
$75.00
This class will offer a whirlwind of information from hive placement to season-long management. In addition to the lecture portion, the fee for this class includes a 2 hour Hands-on in the Hive session (dates below) when the weather begins to warm in the

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A Beekeeper’s Year in WNC - Fall & Winter Highlights

Seasonal transitions can seem slow or sudden. Sometimes we are caught unprepared when our temperatures drop overnight. Even during a single day, our temperatures can shift +/- 20°F or more from dawn to dusk. This post will highlight some of the changes you can expect in our area during the fall-to-winter transition period. Read more

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