top of page

Bee Suppliers 2022 Season

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

Avalon Apiaries

Anthony Pauly, Ferndale, WA 802-324-5769

Nucs - $165, $15 refundable nuc box deposit.

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 2022:

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

Hive 5 Bees

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 mix)

5 to 9 Nucs - $160

10+ Call

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

Old Sol Apiaries

(541) 582-2337

We will be selling Caucasian (WSU/Shepard/Cobey) stock nucs, $240 and Survivor Stock nucs, $220. Will have nucs available in May. Exact date TBD.

Survivor stock Queens - $43. Caucasian queens - $70. Will do bulk shipping of queens to save if several club members combine orders. For details on pickup or delivery and bulk discounts visit the nuc and queen pages 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.

$210.00 and $220.00 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



OFFERING: Complete Colonies, offered July through September; Overwintered BREEDER Queens

To place an order call 360-928-3125, OR CHECK OUR

Elite Honey and Bee

Contact: Dave Schiefelbein (206) 633-2828

Online store for honey bee purchases:

3lb package - $171.66, choice of Italian, New World Carniolan or Caucasion

5-frame nuc - $252.72, 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 in the nuc.

Mated queens - $$47.68 We will have mated queens available from April through October. Pick up will be in Bellevue

Other Sources:

2021 sources, not updated for 2022:

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.

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.

362 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Bee package installation - checklist

Best to access this entry via website, not app. I really like videos, but then I forget steps. I can write and print out a checklist and take it out to the hive site to help me remember. I'm sharin

Sugar block recipe

Many beekeepers use sugar blocks or other solid sugar to augment honey stores the bees have put away. Open this entry in a browser to look at a pdf file recipe that I use. I tried to make it helpful

pattern for hive insulation, plus when/how to use it

Click on this post to open pdf file with pattern. This post is for beekeepers that want to try insulation. Using one 4'X8'X1" piece of foam board costing <$20, one can insulate the top, front, back a


bottom of page