“There is one masterpiece, the hexagonal cell, that touches perfection. No living creature, not even human, has achieved, in the centre of one’s sphere, what the bee has achieved on her own: and if intelligence from another world were to descend and ask of the earth the most perfect creation, I would offer the humble comb of honey.”

~ Maurice Maeterlinck (Nobel Prize Winner), The Life Of The Bee, 1924

Eco-Friendly Natural Honey Bee Farm in Boothbay, Maine Supporting Non-Profit Environmental Organizations

One of nature’s most perfect creatures, what bees do for the world is truly amazing. From producing delicious honey to pollinating plants around the world, the Earth and all its people literally couldn’t live without these little friends. But they’re under assault from environmental threats, and what threatens them ultimately threatens us. Barters Island Bees is on a mission to help. Through the sale of wonderfully healthy, small-batch honey and honeybee products, our environmentally conscious natural honey bee farm funds environmental efforts to help these life-giving animals survive and thrive. Read on to see what all the buzz is about!

Environmentally-Conscious in Everything We Do

Bees play a big part in every aspect of the Earth’s ecosystem. Almost every plant, animal and human on the planet is dependent on bees as plant pollinators. When allowed to do their work uninhibited by pollutants and other environmental threats, they can continue their never-ending work of making the world a healthy, beautiful place. But honeybees are being threatened and their numbers are down. Barters Island Bees was founded to increase human awareness of the threats that endanger this part of the circle of life, help fund groups working to bring healthy change, and bring delicious and all-natural bee products to health-minded consumers.

Environmentally-conscious, natural honey bee farm serving health-minded people with natural, small-batch honey & honeybee products while supporting conservation efforts.

Bee Help Organizations

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Testimonials From Google and Facebook

I love the passion of this company and what they stand for!  Tasty honey, honest owners, and a mission to save the planet by partnering with honeybees.

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Ricky M.

Without bees, we're sunk as a planet. So getting delicious, healthy, raw honey from Barter's Island AND helping support bees is a win-win!

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Brad V.

Partnering With Honeybees for Better Health

Having pollen in love with these awe-inspiring little workers, we’ve bee-friended them by providing a safe and natural environment to help them thrive, and an organization that funds others working to do the same. While our bee partnership provides customers with delicious and naturally healthy honeybee products, our customers know their purchases also assist efforts to support bee health. Why buy processed honey lacking in many health benefits when you could purchase unprocessed, natural honey brimming with healthy goodness? And why buy mildly toxic paraffin candles when clean-burning, 100% healthy beeswax candles cost about the same hour-for-hour? Why not make the much healthier choice AND assist in efforts to promote honeybee health and the health of our Earth? It’s a win-win and a no-brainer!

Beautiful, Natural Setting & Healthy, Small-Batch Products

Our natural honey bee farm is located on Barters Island in Boothbay, Maine. Surrounded by saltwater, our pristine, lush and bee-witching apiary is located about a mile from the Maine Botanical Gardens and produces all-natural honey and honeybee products. From the healing properties of natural honey to clean-burning and non-toxic beeswax candles to the therapeutic benefits of bee pollen, propolis and royal jelly, your purchases help us help bees and other organizations who do the same.

  • Barters Island Bees is a Licensed Maine State Apiary
  • Members of the American Honey Producers Association
  • Member of the Maine State Beekeepers Association
  • Member of the Knox/Lincoln County Beekeepers Association

All-Natural Honey Bee Farm Products

Barters Island Bees is your source of all-natural and oh, so healthy honey, 100% beeswax candles and other health-enhancing honeybee products. We also provide informative bee facts, delicious and healthy recipes, and a conduit to help fund non-profit conservation groups working to support honeybees the world over. Become a Barters Island Bees customer today and join the effort to help save the world one bee at a time!

Natural Honey Bee Farm in Maine Supporting Bees, People & Conservation Efforts

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