Bees must be picked up at the Honey Depot unless you choose the Delivery and Install Option. We do not ship honeybees!
Full 10-Frame Singles $245 ea
Full 10-frame mature hive ready to explode and make honey! — Yes, you can make honey the first year!!
You will need to add another deep hive body asap to prevent swarming and allow for immediate growth.
These 10-frame singles are ~ 5 weeks of growth ahead of a regular 5-frame Nuc. Singles come loaded with solid bottom board and migratory top cover – No installation!!
Wildcat Nucs $225 ea
Mite-biting behavior intentionally bred into these bees representing the offspring of Purdue inseminated
mite-biting queens and those survival stock here in Kentucky and Ohio. Our Wildcats are full 5-frame nucs with laying queen, capped brood, and honey stores.
Nucs $185 ea
Full 5-frame nucs with laying queen, capped brood, and honey stores — Small family of honeybees ready
to install directly into your new hive. You keep the plastic / cardboard nuc box.
Packages $135 ea
3-lb. Package of honeybees with mated queen — Small family of honeybees ready to install directly into your new hive. Our package bees come from Rossman Apiaries.
All of our bees consist of a mix of Carniolans, Italians and some wildcats!!
Bees must be picked up at the Honey Depot unless you choose the Delivery and Install Option. We do not ship honeybees!!
Bees are typically ready for pickup in mid to late April but is completely dependent on prevailing weather conditions in February and March.
ALL correspondence is via direct email to customers and general postings on our Facebook page. We will schedule a 3-day period to pickup bees, afterwards a fee of $10 per day will be charged to allow for time and effort to feed and care for the bees.
Add a Class
Buy a hive with one of our classes offered in one of our locations in the store or on the farm.
Contact HoneyBear Farms KY
.About us WE ARE THE FULL-SERVICE BEEKEEPING STORE IN LOUISVILLE, KY! We produce and sell Raw Natural Honey, Nucs, Packages, Queens, and sell Beekeeping Equipment and Supplies. We provide Mentoring Services, offer beekeeping classes and host both the Louisville Spring Bee School and the Louisville Fall Bee School. We sell Goat Milk Soap, Beeswax Candles, Pottery, and unique Gifts at our Honey Depot beekeeping store.
Find The Store
HoneyBear Farms KY, LLC
14005 Taylorsville Road
Louisville, 40299, US
Mon-Fri 10:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 4:00pm