Helpful Links

National Honey Board Site and Pages

National Honey Board
Get production, distribution, and sales data for the honey industry, or link to related recipes, cooking advice, and honey facts.

Honey Locator
Provided by the National Honey Board, this directory lists suppliers of different types of honey. Browse by state or such varieties as alfalfa, dandelion, and wildflower.


Technical Information and Applications for Honey: Honey Information for Food Technologists
Fact sheets, product applications, and technical assistance. Provided by the National Honey Board.


Beekeeping and Bee Science

American Beekeeping Federation
Acts on behalf of the beekeeping industry on issues affecting the interests and the economic viability of the various sectors of the industry.

American Association of Professional Apiculturists
A source of research-based information and recommendations on all matters of honeybee science and management. Fosters cooperation, dialogue, and professional growth among extension, regulatory, teaching, and research honey bee specialists.

American Bee Journal
The oldest English language beekeeping publication in the world.

Apiculture Program, Department of Entomology, NC State University

International Federation of Beekeepers’ Associations.

Bee Culture
The Magazine of American Beekeeping.
Brushy Mountain Bee Farm

CyberBee Net
Provides news articles and reference materials for researching bee biology and beekeeping. Check out live bee cameras and a population model.

Dadant and Sons, Inc.

The Guide to Beekeeping for Adults and Kids
History, traditional and modern beekeeping, urban beekeeping, etc. - website suggested by Anna in Ms. Ward's class in Delaware (Thanks, Anna!)

International Bee Research Association
A UK based not-for-profit organization that was established in 1949, with a worldwide membership. IBRA aims to increase awareness of the vital role of bees in the environment as bio-indicators.

NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Plant Industry – Plant Protection Section, Apiary Services

NC State University Beekeeping, Insect Pest Management, Department of Entomology

NOVA Online: Tales from the Hive

Pest Management Strategic Plan for Honey Bees in the Mid-Atlantic States

US Department of Agriculture Bee Research Lab

Walter T. Kelley Company

Just for Kids

Bee-aMazed Children’s Garden
Activities from Longwood Gardens, including printable activity sheet and coloring pages (at the bottom).

Bee Buzz for Kids
Includes bee games, puzzles, the anatomy of the honeybee, and more!

Honey Month Ecards from

Search for “honey month.”

Tales from the Hive – Nova
Discover how bees communicate, and learn the physical and social structure of the hive. View QuickTime movies of bees dancing, read how Nova filmed bees mating in flight.

Local and State Beekeepers Associations


Alamance County Beekeepers Association

Forsyth County Beekeepers Association

Guilford County Beekeepers Association

Orange County Beekeepers Association

Wake County Beekeepers Association



North Carolina State Beekeepers Association

South Carolina Beekeepers Association

Tennessee Beekeepers Association

Virginia State Beekeepers Association


Alicia’s Recipes – Honey Recipes

Burleson’s Pure Honey – Honey Recipes

Golden Blossom Honey – Recipes

Honey Association – Recipes

Honey Hill Farm – Honey Recipes