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Small Bees

Specializing in Swarm and Hive Removal.

Small Bees also sells natural products from honey bees at local farmer's markets: Natural Raw Local Honey, Natural Beeswax Candles, Natural Beeswax Lip balms, Natural Hand Creams, and Honey-Goat Milk Soaps.

Small Bees Year-Round Farmers’ Market Schedule 2018-2019

  • Wednesday: alternating weekly at Saratoga FM (2-6 PM)
  • Friday: alternating weekly at Kaiser Hospital Santa Clara FM (8:30-1:30 P.M.)
  • Saturday: Weekly at San Mateo FM, and alternating weekly at Sunnyvale FM and Santa Clara FM (9-1 P.M.)
  • Sunday: Weekly at Campbell FM, Palo Alto FM (both markets 9-1 P.M.), and alternating weekly Newark FM (9-1 P.M.)

Please feel free to call in advance to confirm our attendance at farmer's markets as sometimes we are unable to attend due to adverse weather conditions or a family member is sick (we are family owned and operated). Wendy at 408-857-1467.

Owner: Mark F. Small

Phone: 408-857-1466

Email: mfsmall@smallbees.com

Address: P.O. Box 320771, Los Gatos, CA. 95032

Website: www.smallbees.com



Willow Glen Honey, Willow Glen Bees

Willow Glen Honey sales help support the Rangers of Virunga Mountain Gorillas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo through the Happy Hollow Foundation. 

Willow Glen Honey is sold at Happy Hollow Park and Zoo, Three Sisters in Willow Glen and Sam's Downtown Feed Store.

Willow Glen Bees nucs and hives sales help support the conservation of local native pollinators and pollinator support grants through Happy Hollow Park and Zoo.

Owner: Steve Demkowski

Phone: 408 723 5411

Email: steve@willowglenhoney.com

Address: 1675 Dry Creek Road, San Jose, CA 95125

Website: willowglenhoney.com





cHICK n bEES 

cHICK n bEES is a full-service chicken and bee store. We cater to the backyard bee and chicken keeper. We carry all the equipment and supplies, (including packaged bees, nucs, queens and chickens) provide classes and mentor-ship along the way. We also provide on-site consulting, hive service maintenance and rental. We have honey extractors for rent too.

cHICK n bEES invites the backyard beekeeper to participate in their annual Honey Tasting and an opportunity to sell any excess honey in the store on consignment.cHICK n bEES is an authorized dealer of Mann Lake Products, Crown Bees (Mason Bees and Native Pollinator Supplies) and Scratch and Peck Feeds.

Owners: Jon and Melody Garliepp

Phone: 408-358-7410

Email: info@chicknbees.com

Address: 15695 Los Gatos Blvd. Los Gatos, CA 95032

Website: www.chicknbees.com






Mann Lake Ltd.

Mann Lake Ltd. sells a complete selection of beekeeping supplies, bee hive kits and components, protective clothing, queen rearing equipment, beekeeping tools, as well as honey extraction equipment, bottles and labels, candle and soap making molds and supplies, and fermentation kits for mead and wine.

Click here to download our complete product catalog, or call or email to request a catalog sent to your home.

Mann Lake retail store is also regionally located in Woodland, CA. 

Phone: 800-880-7694

Email: beekeeper@mannlakeltd.com

Address:  500 Santa Anita Drive, Woodland, CA, 95776

Website: www.mannlakeltd.com



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