2017 Starter Nuclei & and Queen Availability

This year we’ll be offering limited production as we begin to work on additional research and consulting projects. For more info on our new projects, see the previous post- A New Era for ZQB… For 2017, we are offering a variety of services and products...

A New Era for Zia Queenbees Farm & Field Institute- 2017 and beyond…

It’s a New Year! And Changes, BIG CHANGES are in store for ZQB. The past 12 years have been an exhilarating and thrilling roller coaster ride- with ups and downs, curves and loops and even some whiplash, nausea and euphoria.  We have endured the ups and downs of...

Indigenous Peoples Gathering Nov 6-9, 2016

  Indigenous Peoples’ Gathering for Healthy Communities, Culture, and Climate November 6–9, 2016 Pueblo of Pojoaque Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino   More info visit:

Indigenous Peoples Gathering Nov 6-9, 2016

  Indigenous Peoples’ Gathering for Healthy Communities, Culture, and Climate November 6–9, 2016 Pueblo of Pojoaque Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino   More info visit: http://intertribalgathering.com/ Melanie will be giving a presentation on Nov....

Bee Audacious Dec 11-14, 2016 Marin, CA

  Bee Audacious is a unique collaborative working conference designed to envision bold evidence-based ideas through which honeybees, wild bees, beekeepers and pollination managers can prosper. Bringing experts and thought leaders from around the world, the...

Bee Audacious Dec 11-14, 2016 Marin, CA

  Bee Audacious is a unique collaborative working conference designed to envision bold evidence-based ideas through which honeybees, wild bees, beekeepers and pollination managers can prosper. Bringing experts and thought leaders from around the world, the...

ZQB at Dixon Studio Tour Nov 5-6, 2016

Come taste our varietal NM pure and raw honeys and NM beeswax balms and arts at the Dixon Studio Art Tour Mercado (located in the Dixon Elementary gymnasium) November 5-6, 2016 from 10am-5pm both days. For more info visit: www.dixonarts.org We harvested over 7...

ZQB at Dixon Studio Tour Nov 5-6, 2016

  Come taste our varietal NM pure and raw honeys and NM beeswax balms and arts at the Dixon Studio Art Tour Mercado (located in the Dixon Elementary gymnasium) November 5-6, 2016 from 10am-5pm both days. For more info visit: www.dixonarts.org We harvested over 7...

High Road Art Tour- ZQB Farm Open to Public Sept 17-18 & 24-25, 2016

Come visit us during the 2016 High Road Art Tour the last two weekends of September. We will have varietal honeys available, from the lowlands to the highlands of our enchanted landscapes and a few additional bouquets from our projects on the west coast to the Great...

In Her Majesty’s Chambers- Intro to Queen Breeding- New Mexico

‘Tis the season to be breeding bees! We are offering our renowned queen rearing short course on July 16-17, 2016. Students come from all over the nation to learn and share intricacies of finding, propagating and sharing quality honeybee stock lines. The two day...

In Her Majesty’s Chambers- Intro to Queen Breeding- New Mexico

‘Tis the season to be breeding bees! We are offering our renowned queen rearing short course on July 16-17, 2016. Students come from all over the nation to learn and share intricacies of finding, propagating and sharing quality honeybee stock lines. The two day...

In Her Majesty’s Chambers- Intro to Queen Breeding- New Mexico

‘Tis the season to be breeding bees! We are offering our renowned queen rearing short course on July 16-17, 2016. Students come from all over the nation to learn and share intricacies of finding, propagating and sharing quality honeybee stock lines. The two day...

In Her Majesty’s Chambers- Intro to Queen Breeding- New Mexico

‘Tis the season to be breeding bees! This photo album personalized with Smilebox   We are offering our renowned queen rearing short course on July 16-17, 2016. Students come from all over the nation to learn and share intricacies of finding, propagating and...

In Her Majesty’s Chambers- Intro to Queen Breeding- New Mexico

‘Tis the season to be breeding bees! We are offering our renowned queen rearing short course on July 16-17, 2016. Students come from all over the nation to learn and share intricacies of finding, propagating and sharing quality honeybee stock lines. The two day...