Mentors - Northeast Indiana Beekeepers Association

If you are in need of a mentor to help with your beekeeping or would be willing to help other beekeepers as a mentor, you can reach Harry Jones at ph: 260-715-1453 or email: Working with a Mentor is highly recommended for the beginning beekeeper and highly productive. 

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Mentor List:

Bruce Kennedy, Albion

     ph. 636-7254

Doug Cheek, Auburn

     ph. 413-6337

Dave Myers,  Auburn 

     ph. 750-3673

Joe Hoover, Auburn    

     ph. 410-1085

Brian Smith,  Auburn (south)

    ph. 403-3720

Dean Gerber,  Bluffton     

     ph. 565-3773

Harry Jones, (NW) Ft. Wayne

   ph. 715-1453 or 637-1453               

Ted Braun,  Ft. Wayne   

    ph. 625-3477

Glenn Hile,  Ft. Wayne  

    ph. 485-5675

Walt Schroeder,  Ft. Wayne 

   ph. 402-0222

Mike Miller,  Ft. Wayne 

    ph. 493-0481 or  cell: 467-0640

Phil Verhoff,  SW Allen Co

    ph. 449-5932

Denzil Terry, Kendalville

   ph. 347-5461

Lowell Schlatter, Spencerville 

    ph. 238-4117

For those of you who simply want to e-mail your questions,

Swarm Removal

We provide volunteer beekeepers to remove swarms of honeybees in our community. Call Rick Stephens (260) 610-1040 if you need assistance.

New Beekeeper Mentoring

For the new beekeeper, or just an extra set of hands and eyes for troubleshooting, we have a list of seasoned apiarists ready to answer any questions.

Local Honey

You can find local honey for sale here.

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