Alberta bees are soaring.

Keeping Alberta’s honey bees healthy and productive, and our honey pure and natural, is the work of many hands. Keep up-to-date on all the latest information and updates that impact the Alberta beekeeping and honey industry via the ABC blog:


Local Love for Local Honey: Beaver Creek Apiaries

Beaver Creek Apiaries Owners: Stefan and Monique Zauner Startup honey business brings energy, fresh thinking. This family operation is an integral part of the local agriculture community, which has been a source of high-quality flowers for their bees and advice for their growing business. Alberta’s 175 commercial beekeepers come in all shapes and sizes. Some...

Local Love for Local Honey: Paradis Valley Honey

Paradis Valley Honey Owners: Ginette & Danny Paradis If you and your spouse spend your weekly date night driving around to see which local pastures are flowering, chances are, you’re a beekeeper. That’s how it is for Ginette and Danny Paradis, owners and operators of Paradis Valley Honey in Watino, which is in Alberta’s Peace...

COVID-19: Impact on the Alberta Beekeeping Industry and Support Resources

With the COVID-19 pandemic spreading fast world-wide, the Alberta Beekeepers Commission (ABC) would like to extend our thoughts to all of those who have been impacted by this virus. At this time, we want to reassure Eligible Producers that the ABC is continuing to provide support to producers as we work through the immediate issues...

Bees and Bears

Alberta beekeepers produce the world’s purest, highest-quality and best-tasting honey and provide essential pollination services too. Today, however, society and beekeepers themselves demand more. Whether you raise bees and harvest honey, or simply enjoy it as a consumer, we all want to ensure that agricultural practices are sustainable for generations to come. Environmental stewardship and sustainability...

2019 ABC Beekeeper Survey

To better understand some of the key challenges and issues that impacted beekeepers in the 2019 crop year, ABC sent a survey to all Eligible Producers to gather data on: The challenges due to the weather in the 2019 crop year, and CFIA inspections with the new SFCRs in place The survey was emailed to...