Beekeeping in Chicago
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Getting Supplies in Chicago
- Belmont Feed and Seed, 3036 W. Belmont, Chicago, 773-588-1144. 23 years experience as suppliers of poultry, pigeon, and now beekeeping supplies. Poultry specialists.
- Chicago Honey Co-op, In the winter of 2004, three urban beekeepers conceived and created Chicago Honey Co-op. Their original mission was as a job training program, but has evolved over time into a long term relationship within the community with emphasis on education, healthy eating and awareness of the natural environment. The organization offers beekeeping classes and hosts a community farm in the North Lawndale area of Chicago. The organization is moving in 2012 to several new locations, yet undetermined.
- Bike-A-Bee, an organization devoted to installing bee hives in Chicago public gardens and urban farms.
Classes and Additional Information:
Chicago Honey Co-opGarfield Park ConservatoryAngelic OrganicsSweet BeginningsPilsen Beekeepers Association
Also, check out these movies:
- Queen of the Sun
- Nicotine Bees