We are glad you are interested in helping the Honey Bee. Without people like you our Honey Bees would face even further decline. Hive Hosting is easy, and requires very little from the owner of the property.
It's absolutely FREE! Many beekeepers may charge a nominal fee, but we look at it as a symbiotic relationship with nature. Bees pollinates flowers increasing crops by 20% and in return bees acquire food sources to survive without being fed excess amount of substitions.
There are only a few requirements that are needed.
Beekeepers must be able to access hives via truck 365 days a year, this means having a large enough yard to drive up behind hive stands.
You allow USDA Inspectors to come onto your property for inspections as needed.
You own at least 2 acres.
The benefits of Hive Hosting include 20% increase in harvest yields of many fruit and vegetable, and nuts.
A yearly lot payment is made in HONEY!
For each hive hosted you will receive a 1lb jar of raw honey bottled in a health Dept and VDAC inspected facility. Value is 19.00 per pound. 5 hives can sit on one hive stand.
APPLICATION FOR HIVE HOSTING
Please specify how many hives you desire by adding the number to your CART.
Once clicking the button to add to cart the application form pops up. there is no purchase information needed to check out. Completing Checkout starts the application process.