New York Pollinators

Most New York commercial beekeepers winter their bees in Florida or South Carolina, so you may have to use their southern address in late winter/spring.

David Arters, 5301 Webster Rd., Fredonia, NY 14603,  716-792-4260 (Winters at 36124 Donna Lane, Dade City, FL  33535, 352-567-1619. (listed 12-26-09)

Paul Ballard, PO Box 64, Roxbury, NY  12474   607-326-7100

Henry Brunow, Pawling, NY, 12564, up to ten hives anywhere within 30 minutes  (listed 4-2009)

Corwin Farms, Timothy Corwin Jr., Riverhead, Long Island, NY 631-284-9825, 50+ hives available, all crops, all of Long Island (listed 2-2012)

Wes Collier, Rt 2, Box 78A, Cato, NY  13033,  315-626-2274 spring fruit, central NY, winter veggies, south FL, winters in Moore Haven, FL      813-946-0902

Doan's Honey Farm, Judy & Ed Doan, 1263 Redmon Rd., Hamlin, NY  14464,   585-964-3121, spring fruit & summer veggies, western NY.

James E. Doan, 343 Morton Rd. Hamlin, NY  14464, 585-659-9141, spring fruit & summer veggies, western NY.

Chad Draper, 5441 Wells Rd., Woodhull, NY 14898,  607-458-5769  (listed 12-26-09)

Bruce Fiegel, 1996 Hartland Rd., Appleton, NY  14008, 716-795-3612 spring fruit, western NY

Finster Honey Farms, Phillip Finster, 289 Miller’s Grove Road, Frankfort, NY 13340, 315-894-8217   (Winters at 215 Tara Court, Lakeland, FL 33809,  863-853-1952    (listed 12-26-09)

Gary Ford,  RD #1, Box 132A, 1883 Castle Road, Newport, NY 13416, 315-891-3339, E-mail, spring fruit, eastern NY  (winters in SC at 1739 Peddlers Ln., Manning, SC 315-868-0362)    (updated 12-26-09)

Art Gerber, 655 Back St. Corfu, NY 14036   585-599-3795  spring fruit in western NY (winters in FL)  

Gridley Hollow Honey Co., Nick Shilliff, 1819 Tone Rd., Virgil, New York   13045   607-849-3804,     E-Mail,   40 colonies available.    Cortland and Broome counties

Kutik's Honey Farm, Chuck Kutik, 285 Lyon Brook Rd., Norwich, NY  13815, 607-336-4105, spring fruit in NY, Maine: blueberries.  CA almonds      (updated 12-26-09)

MacDonald Honey Co., Jon MacDonald, 9362 Pris Hill Rd.,  Sauquoit, NY, 315-737-5662, spring fruit in central NY, winter veggies in South Florida.

George Martin, Martin Apiaries, 14727 Sterling Center Rd, Sterling, NY 13156     315-947-5965 Spring fruit, central NY. (Winters in SC)

Mohawk Valley Trading Company, Ray Loomis, 901 Broad St. Utica, NY 13501, T-315-519-2640, F-315-292-1901   (Listed 1-2012)

Charles Moore, PO Box 73, Kent, NY 14477, 585-682-4357, 716-478-9614 cell.   (listed 12-26-09)

Munzer Apiaries, Fred and Barbara Munzer, East Northport, Long Island, New York, USA   Phone: 516-368-7990   E-mail:

Natures' Way Farm, Joel & Peony Klose, 106 Rorick Hollow Rd. Lowman, N.Y. 14861. 607-739-3115    100 hives available, fruit or vegetable. Wintered in S.C. Pollination in Finger Lakes Region  E-Mail:   Web page:

Michael Potoczak, 541 Bell Rd. Corfu, NY  14036    545-599-3491    Spring fruit, western NY

Squeak Creek Apiaries, Mark Berninghousen, 437 Hurley Rd., Brasher Falls, NY, 315-769-2566, 500 hives for spring fruit, Champlain Valley, NY to Maine (winters in SC)

Southern Adirondack Honey Co., (aka Betterbee, Inc.), 8 Meader Rd., Greenwich, NY 12834, 1200 hives 1-800-632-3379, E-mail,     Any crop, anywhere in NY, MA, VT, NJ, PA, CT, NH. (winters in FL)

Ken Stone, 3243 Tinker Hollow Rd., Madison, NY 13402, 315- 861-2792,  281-961-0317  Winters in SC, spring in ME for blueberries  (listed 12-26-09)

Sweet Pines Apiary, Raymond J. Lackey, Master Beekeeper, Eastern Apiculture Society, OSU, 40 colonies (honey production & pollination) >20 years experience,  Long Island Region only, Phone:(631)567-1936 FAX:(631)262-8053 mail: 1260 Walnut Avenue, Bohemia, NY 11716-2176   web page: , email home:, email office:       (listed 8-1-04)

Wakefield Apiaries, Richard and Amy Wakefield, PO Box 31, Deer River, NY 13627, 315-493-0347

Wee Bee Honey, Inc., Mark Almeter, 1498 East Blood Rd., Cowlesville, NY 14037,  585-652-9592  (Winters at PO Box 690866, Vero Beach, FL 32969,  716-812-7061 cell)      (listed 12-26-09)

Lawrence W. Winter, 11299 Buchanan Rd, RFD#3, Wolcott, NY  315-594-8539, spring fruit, central/western NY, winter veggies, south Florida. Winter address: Box 152, Moore Haven, FL  33471, 941-946-1246

See also:   VT: George Willy (for eastern NY), Honey Gardens Apiaries (available in northern NY), Roland Smith (available in northern NY), Mettowee Valley Honey (for eastern NY, Bee Haven Honey Farm (for eastern NY

See also:  MA:  Merrimac Valley Apiaries
See also:  RI:  Beehavin’ Apiary, LLC


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