Autumn Morning Farm offers a variety of 3lb Italian Package Bee options for New as well as Experienced Beekeepers.
Packages are available for pick up in the spring.
Autumn Morning Farm offers Italian Bee Packages with three queen options: Buckfast, Italian or Varroa Sensitive Hygiene (VSH) to allow beekeepers to add genetic
diversity to their apiary and work towards more "Natural" and "Treatment Free" Beekeeping.
build up the colony numbers quickly in the spring. They are very gentle, easy to work
with and are excellent honey producers. They have a low tendency to swarm and are frugal in the use of their winter stores.
Italian Queens produce off spring that are gentle and calm, lay a solid brood pattern, producing lots
of bees late into the fall and produce a surplus of honey.
Varroa Sensitive Hygiene(VSH) Queens are a great part of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) System in working towards
decreasing chemical use in the hive. VSH Bees are exceptionally gentle and calm, have a moderate tendency to swarm, rapid population buildup in early spring, are frugal with their resources
therefore over-winter with a smaller cluster size and fewer stores, excellent foragers, honey producers and comb builders.
Italian Package Bees - Starting at $130.00
Pick up dates for Package Bees with Buckfast, Italian or VSH Queens are:
Monday 30 March, 2020 ORDER
Monday 20 April, 2020 ORDER NOW!
Monday 04 May, 2020
Pick Up from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: 658 Sunrise Avenue, Barre, MA 01005-9521
To place an order on line for a 3lb Bee Package go to the
Store, down load the Package Bees Order Form
Order your Package Bees early to ensure colony build-up for fruit tree pollination in
IMPORTANT: Our pick-up dates are subject to change due to weather conditions, so please call ahead or revisit
our website for updates to our schedule.
Package Bee orders can be cancelled up to 30
days before delivery date with a $10.00 per package fee. Package Bee orders cannot be cancelled within 30 days of delivery date unless we can re-sell your order. If we re-sell your order we
will refund your order minus the $10.00 per bee package.