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Bee Suppliers 2021 Season

Updated: Feb 15, 2021

NWDBA in no way endorses or promotes any of these bee suppliers. We have simply collected a list of local bee suppliers for this season. If you are aware of others that should be added please comment below or send or let us know in the chat box on our site

Apiary of Bear Creek 206.794.8617 Woodinville, WA

Early bird special – 50% down towards all orders placed before February 1st gets the worm!

Call Stephanie for special pricing on both Italians & Carniolans.

Snohomish Bee Company (360) 568-2191

At this time we are offering Italian Honeybee Packages (Dr. Steve Sheppard Stock) from our longtime supplier in Palo Cedro California. We will also be offering Carniolan queens from CF Kohnen & Son, Survivor Stock & Caucasian Queens from Old Sol and Italian Queens. Our Italian Packages for 2021:

4lb. Italian Package w/ unmarked queen (Only available on the first delivery) $ 175* + tax 4lb. Italian Package w/ a marked queen (Only available on the first delivery) $ 185* + tax 3lb. Italian Package w/ unmarked queen $ 160* + tax 3lb. Italian Package w/ a marked queen. $ 170* + tax

Our Carniolan Packages for 2021:

3lb. Carniolan Package w/ unmarked queen (Only available on the 2nd delivery) $ 175* + tax

3lb. Carniolan Package w/ a marked queen (Only available on the 2nd delivery) $ 185* + tax

Larry Brainard (425) 478-0575

5-Frame – $215 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 April through Mid-May. The Nucs will be available for pickup in Larry’s Lynnwood yard.

Miller Compound HoneyBees and Agriculture. You can find them on Facebook.

Lauri Miller (253) 843-1319

Locally raised bees with emphasis on treatment reduction reared from her own overwintered hardy Northern stock

Queens will be available mid-May. Queen cells will be available early May, mated queens mid to late May, depending on the weather.

Hive 5 Bees

Kevin Mills, Call Chris at 360-706-4978 or cell 757-376-2821 or to order.

All orders (except large bulk orders 50+) are pre-paid. Nucs available 1st and 2nd week of April.

Pre-sales prices:

1 to 4 Nucs - $165, stocked with Kona queen (Italian/Carnolian misx)

5 to 9 Nucs - $160

10+ Call

Make sure to check out our testimonials via Facebook (Hive 5 Bees) or our YouTube channel at

Old Sol Apiaries

(541) 582-2337 We will be selling Caucasian (WSU/Shepard/Cobey) stock, $60 and Survivor Stock nucs, $190. Will have nucs available in May. Exact date TBD.

Survivor Stock Queens - $40. Will do bulk shipping of queens to save if several club members combine orders. For details on pickup or delivery, visit the queen page at

Northwest Bee Supply

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

The two types we will have are this years queens and survivor queen 5 Frame Nucs.

175.00 and 195.00 respectively, early pricing.

The Nucs get built in early April depending on Queens.The delivery times will be about three to four weeks later, depending on how the Nucs mature. This depends on weather of course. Clubs can get a discount for 25 or more, $170 per nuc

Olympic Wilderness Apiary

Port Angeles 360-928-3125


SELECTED OVER 20 YEARS FOR DISEASE & MITE RESISTANCE 0FFERING: Complete Colonies; Overwintered BREEDER Queens. To place an order call or check our website:

Seth Smith of Skagit Valley Beekeepers Association

Call 360-770-0481, or email for updates

Nucs will be available about mid-April give or take a week and through the 1st week of May.

Nucs - $145 for members of Skagit Valley Beekeepers Association, $150 for non-members.

Cascade Natural Honey Company

Contact Dave Schiefelbein 206.633.2828

Online store for honey bee purchases: 3lb package - $163.49, Choice of Italian or New World Carniolan 5 frame Nuc - $240.69, Our nucs have been set up 4+ weeks prior to sale. We call them "aged" nucs. They have been professionally patterned and graded. All brood comes from the queen that is included with the nuc. Mated queen - $45.51 We have mated queens available from April through October. Pick up will be in Bellevue or West Seattle.

Cascadia Apiary Supply

Woodinville WA

Choice of Carniolan or Italian:

3lbs Packages with Marked Queen - $150

5-frame Nucs (Queen is not marked) - $190

Queens - $45

Estimated delivery: April 17/18

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Apr 21, 2021

New supplier info: Avalon Apiaries

Anthony Pauly, Ferndale, WA 802-324-5769

Nucs - $185, $15 refundable nuc box deposit.

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