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Order Your Bees for 2021 (updated 3/14/21)

Here’s a list of folks I know who have packages and nucs for sale. I’ve purchased from all of these folks at least once or am personally familiar with the product.

This list was last updated on 3/14/2021. Please check back because dates are changing due to weather conditions.

Bryan Fisher – Concord, NC
5 Frame Nucs with Carolina raised queen
 – $175.00
Pick up dates in mid April in Concord, NC.
These nucs come with minimum of 3 frames of brood, a Carolina raised queen, remaining frames with pollen and honey. No blank foundation frames. They come in a reuseable Pro Nuc box.
To order, call Bryan at 980-521-8642 or email at b.phisher@yahoo.com. Note: Bryan is one of the NC State Beekeepers Association Certified Master Beekeepers.

Blue Ridge Bee Supply – Mount Airy, NC
3# packages with laying queen
 – $130 each. Tentative pickup date is 4/2.
Nucs – $170 each. Tentative delivery dates are 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, & 5/22
Call to order: 336-719-7878. Orders must be paid in advance of delivery.
270 Hickory Street, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030
Website: https://blueridgebeesupply.com

Tate’s Apiaries – Willow Spring, NC
3# packages with laying queen
 – $125 each. Tentative pickup date is now 4/18 at Tate’s Apiaries in Willow Spring near Fuquay Varina. Extra unmarked queens are $30 each. Note: We are not offering marked queens this year.
Deadline for full payment is March 15th. Check, money order, cash, or credit cards through Venmo only. Make check or money order payable to:
Larry Tate
7424 Turner Fish Road
Willow Spring, NC 27592
Call or email to order: (336) 972-3583 or TatesApiaries@yahoo.com.
Website: http://tatesapiaries.com

American Bee Supply LLC – Kernersville
3# packages with an unmarked laying queen – $130 each.
3# packages with a marked laying queen – $135 each.
Tentative pickup date is mid-April.
Nucs – medium sized frames – $170 each. Deep frame nucs are sold out.
Tentative pickup date is mid April
Please call for availability of either packages or nucs.
(336) 497-4310
2686 Piney Grove Rd, Kernersville, NC 27284

BeezNeedz Bee Supplies – Sophia, NC
3# packages with a marked laying queen – $123.00
    or with unmarked laying queen – $118.00
Package bees must be picked up at Beez Needz only – no shipping
Pickup date 4/24.
5 frame nucs with laying queen – 
$175.00 (tentative pickup first week in April)
Please call 336-431-2339 to place order
3662 Edgar Road, Sophia, NC 27350

Triad Bee Supply – Trinity, NC
3# packages with a marked queen – $120.00
Pick up dates for packages: starting the end of March (3/27, 4/8, 4/17, 5/6)
5 frame nucs with laying queen $170 (starting in May)
To order, call John at 336-475-5137
4062 Evergreen Drive, Trinity, NC 27370

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