Bloomfield Bees

Honey & Beekeeping Links

Sonoma County Beekeepers' Association
Our mission is to increase interest in and knowledge of bees and beekeeping for the hobby and commercial beekeeper, and to educate the general public in the value of bees. We offer meetings, a newsletter and a beekeepers' library.
http://www.sonomabees.org/index.html

California Rare Fruit Growers garden club membership includes events, an interesting newsletter about member and club items, an online discussion forum where you can get answers from experts, garden tours, pruning and grafting, cuttings exchange, classes, and great cameraderie!

Lavender Bee Farm
Amid the rolling hills of Sonoma County, Lavender Bee Farm plays host to over 5,000 lavender plants. They have a wonderful line of lavender and gourmet honey products.
http://www.lavenderbeefarm.com

Peterson's Farm
A wonderful Sonoma County farm offering honey, beeswax softening bars, pumpkins, school tours and educational talks about honeybees. Don't miss visiting this wonderful family farm in Petaluma, California.
http://petersonsfarm.com

Liberty 4H Beekeeping Program
The Liberty 4-H beekeeper group in Sonoma County, California, offers young people the chance to work with bees, build bee hives and harvest honey. Please visit this website to find out about this unique educational program for children.
http://www.liberty4hbees.com

Catchtail Gardens
Located in Sonoma County, CA., Catchtail Gardens is a vibrant farm and educational resource. The owners have beehives, animals and gardens based on the ecologically-rich principles of permaculture. Take classes, herb walks and learn about organic gardening at this inviting farm.
http://catchtail.com

Sonoma County Farm Trails
Bloomfield Bees is a member of Sonoma County Farm Trails - Sonoma County's most comprehensive resource for visiting the beautiful farms of the Wine Country. Through Farm Trails, visitors have the opportunity to tour honey-producing apiaries, orchards, pumpkin farms, ranches and so much more! Bloomfield Bees is farm #360 on the Farm Trails circuit.
http://www.farmtrails.org

John's Beekeeping Notebook
Photographs and information on observation bee hives, beekeeping history, rearing queen bees, my experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer beekeeper in the Fiji Islands, and working on beekeeping development projects in Ukraine and Moldova.
http://outdoorplace.org/beekeeping/index.htm

Hawk's Feather Oliveto
Hawk's Feather Oliveto is a fine local producer of award-winning extra virgin olive oil, and 100% of their profits go to cancer reseach.
http://hawksfeatheroliveto.com/

Bloomfield Bees is a member of Sonoma County Farm Trails. Click here to read a Press Democrat article about Farm Trails.