Beekeeping for Profit: Make Money From Beekeeping: There are several ways to earn money from beekeeping, Such as: selling local honey, bee wax, Lip balm, Candles, Soap, Toothpaste, Pollen, Pollination service, Swarm catching, beehive removal service and so on. All of these may or may not possible for you, but it is worth knowing about. Learn in detail about the benefits and challenges of beekeeping, and how much money can a beekeeper make each year.
Every beekeeper should know what are the benefit of beekeeping and the challenges they have to face. Find below all this information.
01. Sale of honey
The main product of the honey bee project is honey. So, the main revenue comes from the local sale of honey and others as the by-product. You can make lip balm, candles, toothpaste, soap, etc. to use or sell. You have to learn how to make these products. Its price is usually more than the price of the supermarket. It’s more reliable due to locally produce.
02. Rent to farmers or gardeners
If you have extra beehive you can rent to farmers or gardeners. You can get from $30 to $100 per beehive for a few weeks of services. This service stars prior to pollination and continues to the end of pollination. This service is hired by farmers of blueberry, Apple, and Almond growers, etc.
03. Make wax sheet
You can melt beeswax to make the wax sheet to use as the base of the frame. This helps the bees to make their hive easily and within a short time. Also, you can make candles, soap bar, leap balm, etc. for own use or for selling. Even some people are making toothpaste also. You can make some dolls, animals, etc. from melted wax.