2019 Supplier List

The Accuracy of this list is not guaranteed.  Make sure you contact the supplier for details.  All suppliers stop accepting orders when they are out of stock, so order early.  Pick up dates tend to be quite strict, so pay close attention.  We have likely, and not intentionally, missed suppliers.  If anyone has corrections, please let us know and we'll correct the listing. -Allen Engle


CENTRAL OREGON

Apricot Apiaries - Kimberly, OR

APRICOT APIARIES

Matt & Liz (COBKA Members)

541-934-9101

apricotapiaries@gmail.com

QUEENS - $35

NUCS: $140 (before 3/31/19) - $155 (after 3/31/19) Nucs are four deep frames of bees, brood, food, and a laying queen (raised by us) in a cardboard nuc box. 

Packages $140 - 3+ lbs of bees and a caged mated queen (raised by us).  Available mid-late May.

Please Call or Email to be placed on list.  

Ready Aprx mid-late May.  Will providing a Central Oregon delivery (Location and date TBD, tentatively Redmond on the morning of Saturday May 18th).  We can also help coordinate group pick ups for other locations.

Backyard Bees of Bend - Bend, OR

BACKYARD BEES OF BEND

Kim (COBKA Member)

541-410-2666

backyardbeesofbend@yahoo.com

Nucs about $150-$160

Open Breed, Nucs treated with Oxalic acid

Taking requests now

Available about 2nd week in May

Wide variety of beekeeping supplies and advice

Stephen Harris - Central Oregon

STEPHEN HARRIS

Stephen Harris (COBKA member)

541-410-2067

beehapy4me@yahoo.com

Taking orders now (February).

5 frame Nucs $175 prepaid by March 20th

Available 1st or 2nd week in May

Locally mated Queens available likely late May or early June. $35 unmarked


Liddells Honey - Sisters, OR

LIDDELLS HONEY

Eric (Previously a COBKA Member)

541-604-9268

Taking orders for packages now (February). Order through website: http://liddellshoney.com

The Right Hand, LLP - Central Oregon

THE RIGHT HAND LLP

541-771-7278

vivien@therighthandllp.com

Produces woodenware for apiarists. Offering the "Valkyrie" long hives, Tree Hives, and eight- or ten-frame Bottom Boxes. "Where Bee Biology and Craftsman Quality meet!"

Other Central Oregon business who may have beekeeping supplies or events:

Coastal (Redmond)

Costco (Bend)

High Desert Ranch & Home

Tumalo Garden Market


Are we missing a supplier link? 

Please let us know! 

Upcoming Events

23 Mar 2019 1:00 PM • OSU Central Oregon Ag Research Center
26 Mar 2019 6:00 PM • Bend Environmental Center
20 Apr 2019 1:00 PM • OSU Central Oregon Ag Research Center
23 Apr 2019 6:00 PM • Bend Environmental Center


OUTSIDE CENTRAL OREGON


Bridgetown Bees - NE Portland

503-333-9271glen@bridgetownbees.com

Source:  Foothills Honey Company (Molalla) Kona queens, Hybird Italian or Hybrid Carniolan

5 frame Nucs $165 (no deposit required) available 4/6, 4/20, 5/18

Source:  Old Sol Bees, Southern Oregon, Survivor stock or Caucasian.

Nucs $210 to $220 depending on variety ($10 delivery charge from Old Sol passed on)

4 frame Nucs (survivor stock) $210, Caucasian $220 (no deposit required) available 4/27, 5/18

Top Bar, Warré, and Medium frame nucs also available, $225; for more details see bridgetownbees.com 


Glorybee Foods - Eugene

www.glorybee.com

(800) 456-7923 -Option 6 for factory store

Package Order Deadline: April 5th, Pickup April 26 and 27

Nuc Order Deadline April 19th, Pickup May 11th

2 lb Packages: $132 (unmarked) $134 (marked) Carniolan and Italian

3 lb Packages: $148 (unmarked) $150 (marked) Carniolan and Italian

Nucs, $200

"Demo Hives" -Established colonies that have been used for demonstrations: full deep, inner/outer cover, bottom etc., $332 (Order by May -Available April 5th)

QUEENS:

Carniolan and Italian queens $40 (unmarked) $42 (marked)

PNW Italian and Carniolan (unmarked) $36


Hive & Garden - Wilsonville, OR

https://hiveandgarden.com/

"Ruhl Bee Supply (Oregon division of Brushy Mountain Bee Farm) has stopped operations due to Brushy Mountain Bee Farm closing for business.  However, key members of the Ruhl team have regrouped, and you can now find us at: HiveAndGarden.com "

Nucs $165Five-frame colonies come in a wax coated cardboard nucleus hive box.  Raised in Oregon, with fresh queens.  Two pickup dates: #1: First half of April (date TBD), #2 Second half of April (date TBD). 

Queens in these nucleus colonies are selected by performance traits, not race. Cannot guarantee the queen's race, but you can note your preference and we will try to meet it. 

3 lb Packages $155 - Naturally mated Carniolan or Italian queen. (Race is preference only, as available, not guaranteed).  Packages are available for in-store pickup only. They typically arrive in early-to-mid April. 

Starting in April, queens will be available on a weekly basis.


Old Sol Apiaries - Rogue River, OR

Survivor Stock Queens 1-9 $40, 10-50 $36 51-100 $30 100+ $28 Caucasian F1 $60 Premium Selects $60 Nucs, Cauc 1-100 $210 Nucs, SS only 1-100 $190

http://oldsolbees.com/


Queen Bee Apiaries - Alpine, OR

www.queenbeeapiaries.com


Shonnards - Corvallis

541-929-3524, bees@shonnards.com

www.shonnards.com 

2019 Old Sol Nucleus Hives $190.00 – $210.00
2019 Nucleus Hives $190.00
Package Bees – 4 Lb. $165.00
Package Bees – 3 Lb. $145.00

PICK-UP ADDRESS:
6600 SW Philomath Blvd.
Corvallis, OR  97333
541-929-3524


Vazza Farms - Hermiston, OR

541-567-3209, jan.lohman55@gmail.com

nucs $130 for 25 and under

$120 for over 25 purchased


Additional Links For Queens, etc:

Oliveras

Wootens Golden Queens


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