Johnston’s Honeybee Farm is a sideline operation that has grown from 100 to 300 hives over the past twenty years. 100 of these hives are now Two Colony Hives, an innovative beehive originated by the operation’s owner. Income for this operation is derived from honey production, beeswax candle production, and the sale of bees and queens to other beekeepers during Spring. During 2001, a 20 foot by 24 foot warehouse was constructed for the operation; this warehouse has been used for both woodworking and honey extracting during different seasons. In 2008, a large addition was built onto the original warehouse. This addition allows for the gravity flow processing of honey. A sales room on the lowest level operates on Saturdays during the fall extracting season.
When Are We Open?: All year round
Owner/Operator: Michael Johnston
- Beeswax candles
- Roadside stand