The Community Hive: Collaborative Purchasing Partnership Leads to Sustainable Queen and Nuc Production

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2021: $124,034.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2024
Grant Recipient: They Keep Bees (Formerly Yard Birds Farm & Apiary)
Region: Northeast
State: Massachusetts
Project Leader:
Angela Roell
They Keep Bees (Formerly Yard Birds Farm & Apiary)
Raising queens for nuc production from overwintered stock. Examining collaborative purchasing strategies to sustain bio-regional beekeeping.
Eliese Watson, ABC Bees
Bill Stagg, Sweet Acre Apiaries
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers; Consumers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.