“When California was wild, it was one sweet bee garden throughout its entire length,
north and south, and all the way across from the snowy Sierra to the ocean.”
~John Muir, “The Bee Pastures”
Welcome to the Los Angeles County Beekeepers Association, founded in 1873, to foster the interest of bee culture and beekeeping within Los Angeles County. Our primary purpose is the care and welfare of the honeybee. Our group membership is composed of commercial and small scale beekeepers, bee hobbyists, and bee enthusiasts. So whether you came upon our site by design or just 'happened' to find us - we're glad you're here! Our club and this website are dedicated to educating our members and the general public. We support honeybee research, and adhering to best management practices for the keeping of bees.
The Latest Buzz:
Nucleus Colonies - Available for Saturday Pick up only May 28- June 25.
A Complete Hive - Available for Saturday Pick up only May 28- June 25.
SAVE MONEY - ORDER YOUR BEES NOW!!!
Order by December 31, 2015 and receive the 2015 price.
Prices will increase January 1, 2016.
(Packages Available April 2016)
(Nucs Available May 2016)
Package Bees - Nucleus Colonies - Complete Hives
VSH-Italian Queen Bees
Bill's Bees sells only VSH-Italian Queen Bees and Italian Honey Bees that are gentle, easy to work with, and build up abundantly for pollination and honey making.
If you are just beginning beekeeping, or already an urban beekeeper, these bees are perfect for you. Their known gentle genetics make them ideal for Backyard Beekeeping in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles County Beekeepers Association Beekeeping Class 101 begins in February. Order your bees now so you don't end up beeless in the spring!!! See You At Bee Class!