Queens, Bee Packages and Nucs can be purchased from all over the US & Canada. A lot of the packaged bees we see in Washington are coming from California, while a growing number of Oregon, Washington and Canadian options are becoming available.
Reminder: Queens are included in all Bee Packages and Nucleus Hives (Nucs). There is no need to buy a separate queen.
We have queens avaliable for sale. $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Please contact Jeff if interested.
For Sale from PCBA Advertisers:
Pierce County: Bee packages, Queens & Nucs
Dolce Bella Bees
P.O. Box 843, Graham, WA 98338
Miller Compound Honey Bees & Agriculture LLC — Lauri Miller
WA bred & raised queens & bees, VSH, Carniolan, Hybrids
Mountain Rain Bee Products
12305 28th St. Ct. E.
Edgewood, WA 98372
Contact: Lincoln Mettler
253-826-3103 or cell: 253-330-4689
Locally raised nucs and queens. 5 frame, 10 frame and 20 frame hives available in spring are from over wintered hives. May also have Old Sol queens available in the spring. Locally raised queens available in late spring and summer.
Robbins Honey Farm — Harvard Robbins
7910 148th St. SW
Beekeeping supplies, bees, honey
Nucs only. Queens available.
Schaffer’s Honey Bee Farms — Charles Schaffer
28610 186th Pl SE
Kent, WA 98042-5403
Package bees, nucs, woodenware, custom extracting
Sunny Bee Honey Farm — Alicia Halbert
38619 180th Ave. SE
Auburn, WA 98092
Washington State: Bee packages, Queens & Nucs
Ballard Bee Co
The Beez Neez
Belleville Honey & Beekeeping Supply
Birds n’ Bees Vashon
Vashon Island, WA
Contact: David Skrzypek
Raised in the cradle of Puget Sound, we offer a limited quantity of overwintered, open-mated Russian hybrid queens and nucs. Our beekeeping is always chemical-free. Pick-up only. Vashon Island, part of unincorporated King County, is accessible by ferry and sits conveniently between West Seattle, Tacoma and greater Port Orchard. 18 years of beekeeping experience. Please email or call to order.
Cascade Natural Honey Company
Contact: Cary Therriault
Local supplier of 3-pound honey bee packages with your choice of Italian or New World Carnolian from Heitkam’s Honey Bees in Orland, California.
Coastal Farm and Ranch
Mount Vernon, WA
Northwest Bee Supply
Contact: Mike Radford
855.796.8544 / 907-360-8182
Our bees are from McMinnville, Oregon so they have only a 4 hour drive from Oregon in the early morning. We deliver 3# and 4# packages to all areas north of Portland, Seattle, Olympic Peninsula up into all the San Juan Islands, Bellingham areas. We deliver 4# and 5# packages to Whidbey Island, Vashon Island and Alaska. In the Island areas we personally fly the bees to you in our Cessna 180, instead of a 5 hour drive.
Specializes in breeding queens that do well in the Northwest without mite treatments. All beehives are completely free of any treatments natural or otherwise. Many are starting to realize that your experience can be much more successful with bees that are adapted to the Pacific Northwest weather. Limited number of queens available each year if you would like to be on a waiting list. Queen instrumental insemination service also offered. Queens are available naturally mated or instrumentally inseminated.
Olympic Wilderness Apiary
Contact: Dan Harvey
Port Angeles, WA
Since 1997 conducted accelerated natural selection from feral colonies captured in the remote Olympic Peninsula rainforests. These Wild Survivors are crossbred with the superior mite resistance and unsurpassed hygienic traits of the best USDA Primorsky Russian and VSH lines obtainable. Hybrid stock is chemical & antibiotic free and is proven to withstand the emerging pests & pathogens currently challenging the beekeeping industry. Limited Select honeybee queens available July through September.
Seola Bee Company
Contact: Brad Jones
Queens are generally available in June and July. If you want more than a couple, please call in advance to be sure that I have stock on hand. Call or e-mail if your needs are greater to work out a plan.
Tarboo Valley Bees
Quilcene, WA (business in WA, bees come from California)
We at Tarboo Valley Bees pride ourselves with providing only the best quality Honey Bee Stock. This is why we mainly buy from one of the top Honey Bee Apiaries (Olivarez Honey Bees) in California. We drive to California each Spring and handpick your bees. We load and transport the bees ourselves, to assure that they are handled properly and arrive in healthy condition.
West Hill Bee Products
We specialize in New World Carniolan. Our apiary is treatment-free and our stock queens are selected for gentleness, fast spring buildup, tracheal mite resistance and overwintering success. Each queen is kept in a separate nuc for continuous ovarian development and immediate recognition of a laying queen in new hives. Queen cells, virgin queens and nucs are available upon request. Queens are available throughout spring and summer.
We also offer custom grafting from your queens.
Oregon: Bee packages, Queens & Nucs
Old Sol Apiaries
Rogue River, OR
Canada: Bee packages, Queens & Nucs
Hensall, Ontario, Canada