Bee Availability List for 2018

Bee Availability List 2018                                        3/12/2018MS


This is a list of bee suppliers that NWDBA is aware of for 2018.  NWDBA puts this list together to help our club members find out about possible sources of bee packages, nucs, and queens.  However, we make no representation that these are particularly good suppliers – it is merely the complete list of those that we are aware of.  We also in no way guarantee that these prices are correct.  They are simply what we were last told.  If you are a supplier and would like to be added to the list or see that information listed for you is incorrect please send an email to


Snohomish Bee Company     (360) 568-2191

3lb Italian packages w/ unmarked queen $130 + tax + $5 refundable cage deposit

4lb Italian packages w/ unmarked queen $150 + tax + $5 refundable cage deposit

3lb Carniolan packages w/ unmarked queen $150 + tax + $7 refundable cage deposit

(estimated delivery date is mid-April)

(marked queens are available in packages for $10 + tax more)


5 Frame Oregon Survivor Stock Nuc $190 + tax + $20 refundable box deposit (Delivery ~ end of March)

Queens available throughout the season


Larry Brainard                         (425) 478-0575    

Larry Brainard is selling 5-Frame Nucs for $170 that include: Northwest Bees; a mated Queen; 2-3 frames of brood & 2-3 frames of stores (nectar, pollen & honey) and the nuc box. Queens are guaranteed up to 10 days following the date of delivery.

The estimated date of delivery is late April through Mid-May. The Nucs will be available for pickup in Larry’s Lynnwood yard. Please bring cash payment to our February meeting or make alternative arrangements with Larry.

The quantity of available Nucs is limited so get your orders in soon. Please send an email to Larry if interested


Lauri Miller                  Miller Compound HoneyBees & Agriculture    (253) 843-1319

May still have nucs for mid to late June

Locally raised bees with emphasis on treatment reduction

Rears queens from her own overwintered hardy Northern stock; sold for direct pickup

Treatment reduced due to genetics, management practices and good location


Kevin Mills, Cell 757-376-2821 or to order.

Nucs with locally bred queens available for pre-sale now – but going fast.

$160 w/ $50 deposit. Will be ready mid-May for pickup.

Make sure to check out our testimonials via Facebook (Hive 5 Bees)


Old Sol Apiaries           541) 582-2337    

Will have nucs available in May.  Exact date TBD.  Snohomish Bee Co will be selling our nucs and are taking orders online.  Bee Maniacs in Eastern WA also.  We will be selling Caucasian (WSU/Shepard/Cobey) stock and Survivor Stock nucs.

Queens will be available in Spring.  May is starting to sellout, but both varieties will be readily available throughout the summer.


Mike Radford  Toll Free: (855) 796-8544          (907)360-8182

Northwest Bee Supply Sequim, WA 98382     

Delivery in Mid April. $135.00 for a 4 lb package with either a Carniolan or Italian queen.  We will also have Nucs at $150.00 right now and will go up in price after February.  I have to put those on the Web site.  You can place orders right now at .  Order for the city nearest you; pickup will be at a central location with a big parking lot.  Made sure you read the terms and conditions and agree to them.


Olympic Wilderness Apiary, Port Angeles      360-928-3125

Dan & Judy Harvey


Seth Smith of Skagit Valley Beekeepers Association Call 360-770-0481 for updates

First delivery will be about the 1st week of April give or take a week and the second about the 3rd week of May. Nucs will be about $150, but it depends on the cost of queens.


Cary Therriault                                    206.920.2150     


Cascade Natural Honey Company  

Including WSST, the 2018 package bee price is $155.

This price of $155 includes the same refundable $5 return deposit on the package bee box. We have not settled our exact delivery window – likely to be Sunday, April 15th or Sunday, April 22 in Bellevue.


Cascadia Apiary Supply, Woodinville WA

3 lb packages of Italian or Carniolan – $120

4 lb packages of Italian or Carniolan – $140

5-frame Nuc, Italian or Carniolan – $160

Queens, Italian or Carniolan – $45

Delivery in Mid to Late April.

Order online, Call 425-215-2972, or Email


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