Friday & Saturday 10am- 5pm
Sunday: 11am -5pm
Our Newton Location will be closed Saturday August 20th
408 US 206, Newton, NJ 07860
Based in Newton NJ and working bees across the northern half of New Jersey, HarBee’s goal is to share our love for honey while developing a more sustainable food system.
The Short Story
Patrick Harrison is the owner and beekeeper at HarBee. Growing up in Dumont NJ, Pat earned the rank of Eagle Scout while cultivating a love for the natural world. During Pat’s time in school, that love for the natural world developed into an obsession with honeybees and agriculture. Patrick is a graduate of Bergen Community College and earned his B.S. in Environmental Science from Ramapo College.
Beginner Beekeeping Classes Now Available
Join us for our FREE online classes and or our in-person classes! Take a look at our Full Syllabus by CLICKING HERE
Having and Hosting Honeybees
Keeping honeybees today requires constant management and attention, which is where HarBee Beekeeping comes in. We will do everything from building boxes and supplying the bees to monthly seasonal management.
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Keeping up with the HarBee Blog gives you insight as what we are up to in the bee yards!
What am I a bee-keeper or beekeeper; Is the hobby called bee-keeping or beekeeping? The latter is “modern” spelling and want what is commonly used and most of my readers would have never even seen the use of the hyphenated bee-keeper until my last post. I am trying to develop the habit of not relaying … Continue reading Wordsmithing; a case of the use of the Hyphened bee-keeper
The cornerstone of HarBee Beekeeping is education. We are constantly talking to beekeepers and none beekeepers simultaneously teaching and learning for all both groups of people. To have an organized beginner course just seems natural. The goal of the course is to get a person ready with information to be a successful and responsible bee-keeper. … Continue reading HarBee Beginner Beekeeping Class
Amongst beekeepers there is a saying that goes, “when you ask two beekeepers want to do you get three opinions”. While at the same time if you ask just one beekeeper you find that they only have one opinion. From whence does the third opinion come? My belief is that it comes from the listener, … Continue reading The Third Opinion