New England Beekeeping Supplies

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This is the home of New England Beekeeping Supplies, Inc. and Carlisle Honey, which is owned and operated by Rick Reault. Our objective is to supply educational materials and teach beekeeping methods through video and direct contact. We also carry a quality line of Beekeeping equipment and supplies at competitive prices. Carlisle Honey produces raw local honey that has been a local favorite for over 10 years. We hope you enjoy our site and will continue to visit as we evolve into one of your favorite beekeeping sites.

In the News!

The Queens, the Drones and the Workers
Much to be learned about our place in society by observing a colony of bees

The Secret Life of Bees

Beekeeping Videos

Hive Kit Explained Clothing and Accessories
How to Install a Package How to Light a Smoker

Learn about beekeeping from Rick Reault

New England Beekeeping is offering two 5 week courses in the basics of beekeeping which is designed to interest not only seasoned beekeepers but those individuals interested in starting this fascinating hobby. You will learn the latest techniques of helping beehives survive mites, disease, and a Middlesex County winter. You will also learn about beekeeping equipment, hive management, buying and installing bees into a hive, where to place a hive, and harvesting honey, pollen, propolis and beeswax. Learn more about 2015 classes »

Packages for 2016:

We receive packages from Rossman apiaries in Georgia and make them available for pick up in the spring time.

2016 Delivery Dates

    Monday, March 28, 2016: DELIVERED ON SCHEDULE
  • Monday, April 4, 2016: DELIVERED ON SCHEDULE
  • Monday, April 11, 2016: DELIVERED ON SCHEDULE
  • Monday, April 25, 2016: DELAYED UNTIL APRIL 30th
    There is a possibility if we return from Georgia early enough on Friday that we may be able to offer Pick up Friday late afternoon on the 29th in addition to Saturday.. We will post additional updates and send emails. Thank you for understanding these unfortunate circumstances
  • Saturday, April 30, 2016: UPDATE:
    Thursday, April 28th, 9:00AM-Rick is currently on the road coming back from Georgia. We are offering package pickup on Friday, April 29th from 1:00-5:00PM and on Saturday, April 30th from 8:00AM-5:00PM.
Pick up is between 8am and 5pm unless other arrangements are requested.

IMPORTANT: Our pick-up dates are subject to change so please call ahead or revisit our website for updates to our schedule.

2016 Nucs

We have nucs available for purchase for 2016. The pickups will be starting the last week of April by appointment.

Order nucs by mail or online.

Mail order nuc prices for 2016 will be $175, plus a $25 refundable nuc box deposit. If you wish to place an order by mail,, you can mail a check made out to New England Beekeeping (10 Louis Ave, Tyngsboro, MA - 01879) for $200/nuc and we will email you a receipt. Please include email address and contact information with check.

Order nucs online

You may order nucs online for $180, plus a $25 refundable nuc box deposit. Visit our store or ORDER NOW

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