Bee Packages, Queens & 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.

Reminder: Queens are included in all Bee Packages and Nucleus Hives (Nucs). There is no need to buy a separate queen.

For Sale from PCBA Advertisers:

Pierce County: Bee packages, Queens & Nucs

Dolce Bella Bees
Alisa Shorey
P.O. Box 843, Graham, WA 98338


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
Lakewood, WA
253-588-7033, 253-370-0842

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


Washington State: Bee packages, Queens & Nucs

Ballard Bee Co
Ballard, WA

The Beez Neez
Snohomish, WA


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
Bellevue, WA
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
Auburn, WA
Mount Vernon, WA
Phone: 253-218-2021

Northwest Bee Supply

Sequim, WA
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.

Northwest Queens
Contact: Mark
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.


West Hill Bee Products
Auburn, WA
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



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