February 2015
Product Spotlight

Beekeeping Supplies


Spring is just around the corner and that gets me thinking about garden season. Your local Quality Co-op store now has beekeeping supplies to help you get started in a fun hobby and help pollinate your plants. Bees are very self-sufficient and require more monitoring than intervention. The honey you receive is a sweet reward for your efforts.

10-Frame Beginner Hive Kit

Item #: HIVE10KIT

This kit contains everything a new beekeeper needs to get started in one box!

 Featuring the Little Giant 10-frame Langstroth hive with frames and foundation installed;

 Gloves, veil, smoker, smoker fuel, bee brush, hive tool and frame feeder; and

 Complete instructions and the book "Beekeeping for Dummies" included.

 All you need to add is the bees!

 The Co-op also has Tyvek coveralls and the supplies in this kit can be purchased separately. They have what you need to help you enjoy beekeeping for yourself.

 To find a Co-op store near you, go to www.alafarm.com.

John Sims is a products specialist for AFC’s Feed, Farm, Home department. He can be contacted at 256-260-3433 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..