LYMAN WOODS APIARY
Lyman Woods is home to an educational bee apiary and offers a range of beekeeping courses. Honey from Lyman Woods apiary will be available for sale in the fall on a first come first served basis. As well as an educational resource, honey bees are also an essential part of food production - bees are responsible for pollinating about one-third of our food that sustains us.
In 2017, a generous sponsorship from Alter Brewing Company provided the funds for Lyman Woods to install five additional hives to produce honey for an exclusive local beer.
Lyman Woods does not collect bee swarms. For bee swarms/removal, please contact the Cook-DuPage Beekeepers Association.
2018 honey is sold out. 2019 honey will be available for purchase in early August.
Honey harvested from our apiary is sold at the William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center at Lyman Woods. Honey can be purchased during regular open hours, on a first-come, first-served basis.
1 lb Jar: $12
8 oz Jar: $7
Cash, credit or check is accepted.
Become a Beekeeper
Lyman Woods offers a range of beekeeping classes, group activities and outreach programs - we'll even bring the bees to you!