Can anyone host a hive?

Host a Hive is only available on Salt Spring Island.  Not every location is suitable for honey bees so a visit is required to find the best spot to place the hives. The location needs to accessible for a vehicle to service the hives.  They require at least a partly sunny location and shelter from […]

Is it likely that I will get stung if I host a hive?

The bees are very gentle and generally they mind their own business, but it is possible to get stung if you swat at the bees, stand directly in front of their entrance, or otherwise threaten them.  Bees die after stinging, so they don’t just randomly sting someone and, in fact, you have a higher chance […]