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 2020. Visit our website at: for our new hive kits. You can start with as few as one hive, but we recommend beginners start with two hives.

2. Purchase packages of bees or nucs from us now.

3. Take one of our beekeeping courses.

Have you considered the importance of taking our one day Beginners Beekeeping Class? We have several available spots in our March 7th 2020 class.  Click here for more info

Check out all our beekeeping courses 

We are confident, that if you take our online courses, you will understand how to enjoy keeping bees.  Call us to get started in beekeeping for 2017! 217-427-2678