We are proud of the community we have built in Northeast Indiana, and are happy to share information that we have learned from our friends and neighbors. Check back often, we will continue to update this page with links to helpful resources. You can find one of our Bee Mentors here.
Feeding Your Bees
Juergens Hardware, Do it Best
2850 N Jefferson Street
Mon-Fri 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Milan Center Feed and Grain
15402 Doty Rd
New Haven, IN
Paterson Do it Best
880 S.R. 930 East
New Haven, IN
Buskirk Engineering (Ossian) Wheeler Bees
7224 E 900 N
Ossian, IN 46777
Call for an appointment or stop in at any of these times.
Store hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (M through F)
8:00 AM – Noon (Saturday)
Directions to location: St Rd 1 to 900 N
head East 4.25 miles on south side of the road
Bees, Equipment, Bottles, Labels, Honey Processing
(260) 668-0950 - Chet Gilbert
Contact via cell (260) 223-8158
Wheeler Bees - James Wheeler
Bees arrive in May
Casey Filler, Filler Family Aviary
(Message on FaceBook, 260-246-9238, )
Apis Enterprises - Chet
Packages arrive April 5th
- Heartwood (Cypress hive components)
- Keith Delaplane on YouTube "A Year in the Life of an Apiary"
Can I Have Bees in the City?
Fort Wayne City Ordinance -
§ 95.02 BEEHIVES.
It shall be unlawful for any person to keep within the limits of the city more than two hives of bees upon any one lot at any time and the hives must not be nearer than 50 feet to any street or 20 feet to any alley or division line between lots or parts of lots of another. ('74 Code, § 18-3)