2020 Harvest

Look for 2020 Harvest available in the fall. Use our Contact Page and drop us a note if you want to be added to our fall notification email list!

Honey has been pulled from the hives and preparations are being performed to prepare the bees for winter. Chicago winters can be hard so its important that the bees are setup up well to overwinter. The bees are our first priority so after they are taken care of, we will start extraction and bottling. Look for honey to become available mid - late September.

We continue to partner with a local non profit, right next door in Old Irving, Keeler Gardens, to host two hives in their community learning garden. In 2018, they installed a pollinator habit and reached out to Sloanstead to host honey bees on site to help contribute to the pollinator community. A percentage of this years harvest will be from the hives at Keeler in Old Irving as well as our hives in Irving Park.

Keeler Gardens continues to host 2 of our Hives! Sloanstead provides all husbandry & processing.

As hobbyist beekeepers, our hives produce more honey than we can personally consume. We wish to share with you our limited and precious excess. Please check out our availability on purchasing options. Chicago area buyers only. We do not ship at this time. Pickup or drop off can be arranged in the Irving Park neighborhood.

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Handmade Soap, made with honey and beeswax from our hives! Please visit Nature's Trace Co. to see a wide variety of cold process soaps, inspired by our honeybees and garden.