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

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

Milan Center Feed and Grain

15402 Doty Rd

New Haven, IN

(260) 657-5461

Paterson Do it Best

880 S.R. 930 East

New Haven, IN

(260) 493-2111

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

Apis Enterprises

Bees, Equipment, Bottles, Labels, Honey Processing

(260) 668-0950 - Chet Gilbert

Bee Packages

  • Tony Rekeweg

    • Contact via cell (260) 223-8158

Online Suppliers

- Glorybee

- Betterbee

- Kelley Bees (Merged with Mann Lake)

- Dadant

- Mann Lake

- Heartwood (Cypress hive components)

Beeline Woodenware

- Verticomb


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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