In the winter of 2004, three passionate urban beekeepers conceived and created Chicago Honey Co-op.
Our goal is to provide job training opportunities for the under-employed while operating a small business model that is dedicated to sustainable agricultural practices and aims for the highest product quality standards. Owned by our members, our Chicago bee farm is home to over 100 hives.
Good resources reccomended by Chicago Honey Co-op
Honey Bees And Beekeeping -
A Year in the Life of an Apiary - Keith Delaplane/University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education
The Backyard Beekeeper - Revised and Updated: An Absolute Beginners Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden - Kim Flottum/Quarry Books
Natural Beekeeping - Natural Approaches to Modern Apiculture - Ross Conrad/Chelsea Green Publishing
At the Hive Entrance - H Storch/European Apicultural Editions (out of print)
Beekeeper's Backpocket Reminder - Michael Rainville/Self Published (found on Ebay several years ago)