Tim Wilbanks, Owner of Heritage Honeybee, is a fifth generation beekeeper. He grew up in Claxton, Georgia working in his family’s commercial package and queen rearing business, The Wilbanks Apiaries, Inc.. In 2016, Tim acquired Lee Heine’s package bee business, which is relocating the primary family residence to Wisconsin. It is truely a family business with his queen bee, Sarah, and brood, Ansley, Harrison, Reed, Priscilla, and Beatrice helping with everything from managing their store inventory to extracting honey. On any given day, the children will be seen along side dad in the operation, usually begging to stick their finger in a honeycomb.