Now taking reservations for Langstroth starter nucleus colonies, survivor virgin and mated queenbees & Enchanted Empress LongeviBee Breeding Companion Queens

Chemical-Free Beekeeping Classes starting in May:

  • Intro to Apiculture -5-week Beginning Beekeeping Course Intensives offered in Santa Fe and Taos (which includes a locally produced starter nucleus hive to take home)
  • Charm School for Beekeepers– next steps for enhancing and enchanting your hive management skills from splitting & rearing queens, to value added apiceuticals (medicinal hive products)- classes held in Velarde, Truchas & Taos.
  • In Her Majesty’s Chambers: 2-day hands on field intensive covering all steps of the survivor breeding & rearing process. Open to those with 3 or more years beekeeping experience.

A Mid-summer’s Sweet Dream- Anniversary Celebration for ZQB with cookout/campout, live music and mead tastings!

Join us in celebrating the past ten years and toast to the next ten years. Date TBA

We will have updated info posted by January 15th, which is when we open the phone lines for reservations.

Quick update:

We will only be selling Langstroth starter nucs- no top bar nucs.

Nucs and mated queens will be ready in late May/early June-September.

Virgin queens will be available starting in April.


Thanks for your patience…this is indeed an exciting year as we celebrate a decade of service in the four directions!

HAP_BEE New Year!!!