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 PHILOSOPHY OF SWAZEY FARMS

Not just a farm, but a way of life

For years, Swazey Farms has sought to create a sustainable oasis in a suburban community.  Too often people assume agriculture is reserved for large rural properties.  We've approached sustainable agriculture one step at a time, implementing methods and tactics acquired from years of research and networking.  We are proud to share the fruits of our labor with our followers but our primary focus is on education.  Sharing our ideas and providing ways to implement them at any scale is our passion.     

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REPORT A SWARM or CUTOUT!

Got HONEY BEES??  WHATEVER YOU DO, DON'T SPRAY THEM!!!  IF YOU SPRAY THEM, WE CANNOT HELP YOU!!!

We can humanely relocate honey bees from trees, bushes, fences, attics, walls.. you name it!  And most times, our service is low cost!  (Fees apply if demolition and cutout are required)  Please provide us with as much detail as possible regarding its size, location and access. so we can best serve you.

We perform removals typically from May through August with exceptions on a case by case basis.  After August the bees will begin winter preparations and eventually go dormant.   Come Spring, we can reassess and address your issue.  

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Thanks! We have completed removals for 2023 but will reach out to dicuss how we may be able to help you Spring of 2024!

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EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Our goal at Swazey Farms is to educate others on how to live sustainably.  Knowledge is empowering and we've gained alot of it over the years.  We've developed a means to share that knowledge with children and adults alike and these experiences can be tailored to fit your needs.

KIDS AGRICULTURE PROGRAM

A custom program which we have designed can be tailored to individual kids or groups up to 20.  Our focus is on the interconnectivity of our environment and how we can protect it.  Kids walk away with a few souvenirs and a new appreciation for agriculture.  Custom length and pricing.  Contact us for details and scheduling.

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HONEY BEES AND KIDS

This 1 - 2 hour program is designed for kids ages 5-15.  Typical groups consist of up to 30 kids.  Designed to show case the importance of honey bees in our daily lives, this program is mobile and can be brought to you!  Live bees, honey samples, and tons of hands on activities and give-aways ensure every kid will walk away with a greater appreciation of our winged friends.  Great for summer camps and after school programs! Contact us for pricing and scheduling

APIARY CONSULTATION

This one-time consultation allows us to visit YOUR apiary (up to 20 hives) and give an honest assessment.  We'll discuss potential concerns and management techniques along with treatment methods.  Great for first time beekeepers who'd like some assurance throughout the year. Consultations are reasonably priced and typically offsets the cost of travel and any needed materials. Contact us for pricing and scheduling.

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