• Queens, Bees and Nucs

    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.   If you are purchasing packages of bees in Spring of 2016, please consider purchasing from PSBA sponsors. in the meantime, contact suppliers below.

    Washington State

    Ballard Bee Co Ballard, WA 206-459-4131 ballardbeecompany.com

    The Beez Neez Snohomish, WA 360-568-2191 beezneezapiary.com

    Belleville Honey & Beekeeping Supply Burlington, WA 360-757-1073 bellevillebees.com

    Birds n’ Bees Vashon Vashon Island, WA Contact: David Skrzypek 206-463-4424 dacypher@comcast.net www.vashonbees.tumblr.com 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 Bellevue, WA Contact: Cary Therriault 206.920.2150 cktherriault@comcast.net Experienced and Local supplier of 3-pound honey bee packages, 5-frame nucs and queens.  Your choice of Italian or New World Carnolian queens from Heitkam’s Honey Bees in Orland, California.  Typically not the first packages available.  Purposely scheduled later delivery date for more favorable queen breeding.  Local and immediate adjustment of any queen performance and warranty issues.

    Coastal Farm and Ranch Auburn, WA Mount Vernon, WA Phone: 253-218-2021 http://coastalfarm.com/

    Mountain Rain Bee Products 12305 28th St. Ct. E. Edgewood, WA 98372 Contact: Lincoln Mettler 253-826-3103 or cell: 253-330-4689 mettlerfamily@comcast.net 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.

    Northwest Bee Supply Sequim, WA Contact: Mike Radford 855.796.8544 / 907-360-8182 radford180@gmail.com northwestbeesupply.com 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.

    Northwest Queens Contact: Mark mark@northwestqueens.com northwestqueens.com 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 http://www.wildernessbees.com 360-928-3125 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 206-612-1068 brad@seolabeecompany.com seolabees.com 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.

    Sunny Bee Honey Farm Our store has been open since 2012 and carries a full line of beekeeping supplies, as well as packages and queens in the spring. Alicia Halbert  253-951-2687

    Tarboo Valley Bees Quilcene, WA (business in WA, bees come from California) 360-301-0686 tarboovalleybees.com 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.

    Trees ‘N Bees Auburn, WA 866-627-2857 treesnbees.com

    West Hill Bee Products Auburn, WA 253-839-1942 westhillbeeproducts@yahoo.com 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.


    Old Sol Apiaries Rogue River, OR 541-582-2337 www.oldsolbees.com


    Ferguson Apiaries Hensall, Ontario, Canada 519-236-4979 www.fergusonapiaries.on.ca