How To Start Keeping Bees

Thanks for your interest in becoming a beekeeping. You're in good hands with Long Lane Honey Bee Farms because the owner of our family owned business is an EAS certified Master Beekeeper. We are beekeepers too. To us, beekeeping is one of the most enjoyable hobbies We believe you will enjoy it as well.

Keeping bees is really simple. Here's a brief flow chart:

1. Purchase your hives and equipment from us now. We are one of the few places where you can secure your honey bees (for pickup in the spring) and hives now for 2019. Visit our website at: for our new hive kits.

2. Purchase the package of bees from us now.

That's simple right! Well, we know that you'll need to know much more, and that's why we have everything you need to know in our Free Online Beekeeping Lessons.
You can start with as few as one hive, but we recommend beginners start with two hives. We sell complete hive kits to help beginners start with everything needed. We offer over 30 beekeeping classes a year. Check out our Freedom Kit!

Have you considered the importance of taking our one day Beginners Beekeeping Class? We have several available in February and March of 2019. Click here for more info.

Check out all our beekeeping courses at:

We are confident, that if you study our online lessons, you will understand how to become a beekeeper. We even have full lessons on installing your bees (video) as well as how to inspect your hive and make sure all is well.

We have lessons on how to reduce your chances of being stung as you work your hives.


And we provide free mentoring to our customers. Just call us up to ask your questions and we'll help you enjoy your new hives. Call us to get started in beekeeping for 2017! 217-427-2678