Phone support at 217-427-2678 available on Thur& Fri from 10 am - 4 pm CT and Saturday from 10 am - 2 pm CT
(Biggest questions? Bees go on sale Jan. 1 for pick up only. Winter Bee Kinds start shipping in Mid November in the order of receipt. Winter Bee Kind recipes are under the product description by scrolling past pictures/vids. Thank you!)
Beekeeping Coaching Available here! David Burns, Certified Master Beekeeper, with 24 years experience, can help you by phone or email or through his online classes. Click here for more info
Do you live too far away to take our classes? Can't get away? Enjoy our ONLINE Beekeeping Courses from the comfort of your home. Click here for more info
Here's what others are saying about the online classes:
"I feel I have learned a lot from your online spring management course! You have done a great job and I look forward to the queen bee course!" Yasmin, Canada
"I have finished all lessons from your online beginners course. Really great and have learned a lot....I plan on continuing with some of your other courses." Dennis, Georgia
"Just wanted to let you know that I am thoroughly enjoying the Spring Management online class. I'm gonna add the others soon!" Dan, Missouri
"David is so knowledgeable and teaches to my level as a new beekeeper. He is also very encouraging. Very much appreciated." Rick, Illinois
We are David and Sheri Burns. Beekeeping is a fun hobby. Have you always wanted to be a beekeeper and enjoy your own local honey? Let us help you with all your beekeeping needs. We are located near Fairmount, Illinois about 40 miles east of Champaign/Urbana, Illinois. We carry a full line of supplies and appreciate your business!
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Maybe you lost your hive last winter. It can be confusing trying to figure out why your bees died. Now it's time to learn all you can about getting your bees ready for spring by taking one of our spring classes or by using the Burns Bees Feeding System which is great for spring feeding.