Additional Resources

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.

​Local Suppliers, NUC's, Bee Packages

Juergens Hardware, Do it Best

2850 N Jefferson Street

Huntington, IN

(260) 356-5214

Mon-Fri 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sat 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Sun 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Milan Center Feed and Grain

15402 Doty Rd

New Haven, IN

(260) 657-5461

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Paterson Do it Best

880 S.R. 930 East

New Haven, IN

(260) 493-2111

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Buskirk Engineering (Ossian) Wheeler Bees

7224 E 900 N 

Ossian, IN 46777 

260-223-7354

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

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McComBees Apiaries
https://www.mccombees.com/
260-638-4943
IQBA (Indiana Queen Breeders Association) Certified Breeder
Northeast Indiana Overwintered Nucs
Northeast Indiana Spring/Summer Nucs
IQBA Local Queens

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Apis Enterprises

Bees, Equipment, Bottles, Labels, Honey Processing

(260) 668-0950 - Chet Gilbert

www.apisenterprises.biz

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Carter Bees

https://www.cartershoneybees.com/

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Tony Rekeweg

Contact via cell (260) 223-8158

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Casey Filler

Casey Filler, Filler Family Aviary

(Message on FaceBook, 260-246-9238, Kara-filler14@gmail.com)

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Danny Slabaugh

http://indianastatebeekeepers.org/locatorselected.php?ID=45

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Apis Enterprises - Chet

www.apisenterprises.biz

 260-668-0950

Packages arrive April 5th

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Online Suppliers

- Glorybee

- Betterbee

- Kelley Bees (Merged with Mann Lake)

- Dadant

- Mann Lake

- Heartwood (Cypress hive components)

Beeline Woodenware

- Verticomb

Recipes

Information Links

- Keith Delaplane on YouTube "A Year in the Life of an Apiary"

- Beesource Discussion Board
 

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) 

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