Have you heard the buzz?

Host a hive with Alvéole

Produce your own honey

Install a hive on your roof, on your terrace or in your backyard and learn beekeeping with the help of the Alvéole team.

Host a hive

Whether it's to learn beekeeping, to favour pollinisation or to produce honey, there are countless benefits to having a hive!
1Installation

Find the ideal location for the installation of your hive with advice from our team. The very next day, your bees will be pollinating flowers in your neighbourhood!

2Visits

Select a service package adapted to your needs. During our visits, you will learn all the key steps to caring for your colony of bees.

3Harvest

Harvest all the honey produced by your bees. The honey from your hive is extracted separately so you can taste the subtleties of the flowers in your neighbourhood.


Discover our packages!

Regardless of your location, Alvéole offers a service to suit your needs!

Packages

Click on the service package that suits you best.
New-Bee
Basic
Educational
Worker-Bee
Standard
Pro
Premium
To begin beekeeping at home with the help and support of our team.
  • Hive installation (purchase required)
  • 5 instructional visits by our team of beekeepers at your home
  • Professional extraction of your honey
  • Remote support service
  • Detailed inspection reports about your hive
  • 1 Hive Rental
  • Regular visits for maintenance and management of the hive
  • Complete harvest and extraction of your honey
  • Honey provided in bulk container
  • Guaranteed health of your colony and honey production
  • Interactive option
  • Complete hive management
  • Honey jarring
  • Two hour-long workshops for students
You already have beekeeping experience? Our team will be there for all the key stages of the season.
  • Hive installation (purchase required)
  • 3 instructional visits by our team of beekeepers at your home
  • Professional extraction of your honey
  • Remote support service
  • Detailed inspection reports on your hive
  • 1 Hive Rental
  • Regular visits for maintenance and management of the hive
  • Complete harvest and extraction of your honey
  • Honey provided in jars with your personalized labels. 100 jars of 140g
  • 2 workshops
  • Guaranteed health of your colony and honey production
Remote support and privileged contact with a beekeeper at all times.
  • Unlimited phone calls, text messages and emails with an expert beekeeper
  • Answers to all your questions within 24 hours, from Monday to Friday
  • Photo analysis via email
  • Advice adapted to your region
  • Guidance with equipment, disease and colony growth management
  • Monthly newletters with step by step instructions through the season
  • Priority shipping of beekeeping equipment
  • 2 Premium Hive Rentals
  • Regular visits for maintenance and management of the hives
  • Complete harvest and extraction of your honey
  • Honey provided in jars with your personalized labels. 200 jars of 140g
  • Derived products – 50 candles; 100 soaps; 100 lip balms. Made from Alvéole beeswax and honey.
  • 2 workshops
  • Guaranteed health of your colony and honey production

Number of hives
50% off the service of a second hive
Are you wondering how many colonies to adopt?
1 hive
2 hives
Required equipment

Essential tool kit

The absolute essentials you will need for beekeeping; a smoker and untreated burlap, a hive tool, a frame-holder and Alvéole tool bag.

Protection kit

A veil to keep bees away from your face, goatskin gloves to prevent stings on your fingers and a natural sting treatment just in case!

Summer kit

A few extras to take care of your bees’ growing demand for space: bee-box, ten frames, queen excluder, bee-brush and escape board.

Fall kit

A kit to help you get your bees ready for winter: Mite Away Quick Strips, top feeder, 10 kg of sugar, Honey-B-Healthy supplement and thermal insulation.

Hive installation address

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Service area

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Location

Installation criteria

A beehive can be installed on a roof, in a yard or on a terrace. In all cases, it is important to leave 3 meters of free space in front of the hive entrance, to give the bees enough room to come and go as they please.

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Classes

Beekeeping Basics

Are you just starting out as a beekeeper? This condensed class will introduce you to the basics you need to know: bees and their colonies, the equipment required and the first operations of the season.

Perfecting Your Skills

Already have some experience as a beekeeper? Go from a “Bee” to an ‘A’ and take your hive growth to new heights. Topics to expect: separation and creation of nucs, space management, swarms, treatment and wintering.
Options

Deluxe gable cover

An original rooftop for your hive - both rustic and urban!

Glass observation bee-box

Transform your hive into an educational project with a window that allows you to see the bees busy at work at anytime.

Jarring and labelling

Rather than receiving your honey in bulk, our professional team will take care of the jarring and custom labeling of your harvest.

Honey analysis

Discover which pollens are present in your honey!

Additional hive

Double your honey harvest (100 additional jars of honey) by giving your first hive a neighbour.

Glass observation bee-box

Transform your hive into an educational project with a window that allows you to see the bees busy at work at anytime.

Introduction to Urban Beekeeping Workshop

This interactive workshop deals with the hive, the role bees play in pollination, the fundamental concepts of beekeeping and the history of urban agriculture.

Opening the Hive Workshop

Experience an unforgettable group activity: the opening of a hive right in front of you! You will see real honeycomb frames covered in thousands of busy worker bees.

Honey Extraction Workshop

Become a honey producer for a day with this interactive, amusing and sticky workshop. On the menu: uncapping the honeycombs, operating the honey extractor, extraction by centrifugal force, filtration and jarring the honey.

Honey Extraction Workshop

Become a honey producer for a day with this interactive, amusing and sticky workshop. On the menu: uncapping the honeycombs, operating the honey extractor, extraction by centrifugal force, filtration and jarring the honey.

Custom labels and honey jarring

Professional design of custom labels in your company colours, including jarring and labelling of your harvest.

Custom labels

Have professionally designed labels customized with your educational establishment's colours.

Beehive products

Purchase these natural products, locally-created with beeswax and honey that have come, in part, from your hive. Showcase your logo, content and colours on products that tell your story.

Registration

Contact info
Create a password for your Alvéole account. This portal will give you access to your hive’s profile, schedule of visits, account and billing information, and personalized support.
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6 payments from June 1st to November 1st
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Monthly
Annual
Package
6 payments from June 1st to November 1st
Order
Item Quantity Price
Subtotal
Taxes
Deposit refund
Total
Total beekeeping equipment, classes and options.