Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary

The Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, home to honey bee hives, will be used for Canadore College’s beekeeping-related programming, as an educational resource for primary and secondary schools and by local organizations.

Interested in purchasing honey from the Parry Sound and Community Apiary? Stop by the Canadore College West Parry Sound Campus to purchase 500g for only $10 (cash only)!

Honey Bee Facts

Honey bees need to visit about two million flowers to collect enough nectar to make one pound of honey

Honey Bee Facts

A honey bee produces one twelfth of a teaspoon of honey (five drops)

Honey Bee Facts

A queen honey bee lays 1,500 - 2,000 eggs a day in the summer

How can you help?

Plant bee friendly (and all pollinators) flowers, shrubs, and trees

How can you help?

Avoid use of pesticides

How can you help?

Buy local honey

The apiary is possible because of funding received by TD Friends of the Environment and Crofter’s Organic.

Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary Tours

Visit the Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary located at Canadore College, Parry Sound, Ontario. During an approximately 1 ½ hour tour, you will receive an education session about honey bees, a visit to the apiary, and enjoy tasting some honey.  Available Monday to Friday between 8:00 am - 4:00 pm and on weekends by special appointment only. Cost is free, however, donations are welcomed.

Please call directly to arrange your visit.

Contact

Canadore College West Parry Sound Campus

1 College Drive
Parry Sound, ON   P2A 0A9
T: 705.746.9222

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