August 29, 2015

Beekeeping Equipment and Bee Suppliers in Maine

Members of the Maine State Beekeepers Association are indicated with a bee icon MSBA Member

MSBA Members

Backwoods Bee Farm MSBA Member
Full Line of Beekeeping Supplies
Chris and Vanessa Rogers
Windham, ME
(207) 893-2847
backwoodsbeefarm.com

Brown’s Bee Farm MSBA Member
Full Line of Beekeeping Supplies
Stan Brown
239 Greely Road
North Yarmouth, ME 04097
(207) 829-4246 OR (207) 232-1016
brownsbeefarm.com

Bee Pride MSBA Member
Beekeeping Supplies
Peggy and Brian Pride
119 Lizotte Rd.
Lebanon, ME 04027
(207) 457-2337
peggy@beepride.com
beepride.com

Cooper Charolais Farm & Apiary MSBA Member
Bee Wooden Ware
Complete hives, nucs, and three sizes of supers – assembled & painted – all hand-crafted in our shop. Assembled frames with wax.
Buzz and Paula Cooper
42 Montgomery Road
Windham, Maine 04062
(207) 892-9223

Gold Star Honeybees MSBA Member
Gold Star Top Bar Hives, Beekeeping Classes
Christy Hemenway
christy@goldstarhoneybees.com
96 Sheldon Street
Farmingdale, ME  04344
(207) 449-1121
goldstarhoneybees.com

The Honey Exchange MSBA Member
Full Line of Beekeeping Supplies, Beekeeping Classes
Phil Gaven
494 Stevens Ave.
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 773-9333
thehoneyexchange.com

Honeycomb Depot MSBA Member
Bees & Nucs
Complete Line of Bee Keeping Supplies
Mark & Melinda King
45 Littleton Station Rd
Littleton ME 04730
(207) 694-0118
wpfsuppliesu@gmail.com

Humble Abodes MSBA Member
Manufacturers of Quality Apiary Woodenware
Paul Dumont
636 Coopers Mills Rd
Windsor, Maine 04363
(207) 549-5501 or 1-877-4-BEE-BOX
humbleabodes@prexar.com
humbleabodesinc.com

Spicer Bees MSBA Member
Full line of beekeeping supplies.
David & Susan Spicer
373 Hunts Meadow Road
Whitefield, ME. 04353
(207) 549-5480
spicerbees.com

Stone Corner Farm MSBA Member
Package Bees
Mary and Joe Rankin
842 Industry Road
New Sharon, ME 04955
stonecornerfarmmaine.com
(207) 491-1731

R. B. Swan & Son MSBA Member
Full Line of Beekeeping Supplies
Harold B. and Hilda Swan
25 Prospect St.
Brewer, ME 04412
(207) 989-7803

Swan’s Honey MSBA Member
Full Line of Beekeeping Supplies
Lincoln and Karen Sennett
332 Bessey Ridge Road
Albion, ME 04910
(207) 437-2251

 

Non-members

Brian and Suzanne Dunham
Complete hive assemblies
Greenwood, ME
dunhamfarm@msn.com

Maine Honey Bee Suppliers

The following in-state suppliers offer queens, packages, and “nucs”.
Nuc purchases usually require deposit on the Nuc Box, which is refundable upon return of the box.

MSBA Members

Backwoods Bee Farm MSBA Member
3 lb. Italian packages
Chris and Vanessa Rogers
Windham, ME
(207) 893-2847
backwoodsbeefarm.com

Bear Mountain Apiaries MSBA Member
Overwintered Hives for sale.
Equipment in excellent condition.
Bees will be State Inspected.
Linwood J Swett Jr
86 Mason Road
Turner Maine 04282
(207) 224-7032
linwood@ne.twcbc.com

Overland Apiaries MSBA Member
5-Frame Nucs (Overwintered)
Erin Forbes
188 Capisic Street
Portland, ME
(207) 772-3380
queenbee@overlandhoney.com
overlandhoney.com

Bob Egan MSBA Member
Carniolan 4-Frame Nucs
Overwintered in Maine; gentle and productive strain
485 Middle Road
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-2945

Gold Star Honeybees MSBA Member
3 lb packages with queen.  Raised treatment-free on small cell foundation. Mix of Russian, Italian, Carniolan genetics.
Christy Hemenway
96 Sheldon Street
Farmingdale, ME  04344
(207) 449-1121
goldstarhoneybees.com

The Honey Exchange MSBA Member
Russian Queens.
3 lb packages with marked Russian Hybrid queens, available in late April.
Phil Gaven
494 Stevens Ave.
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 773-9333
thehoneyexchange.com

Swan’s HoneyMSBA Member
5-frame Nucs Choice of Italian, Carniolan, or Mite-Resistant Queens
Lincoln & Karen Sennett
332 Bessey Ridge Road
Albion, ME 04910
(207) 437-2251

Royal Bees and Honey MSBA Member
Package bees, 5-frame nucs,
Queens: Italian & Carniolan
Matt Roy
219 Back Nippen Road
Buxton, ME 04093
(207) 229-9125
royalhoneybees@gmail.com

Spicer Bees MSBA Member
3 lb Italian packages and 5 frame NUCs (some are overwintered).
David & Susan Spicer
373 Hunts Meadow Road
Whitefield, ME. 04353
(207) 549-5480
spicerbees.com

R. B. Swan & Son MSBA Member
5-Frame Italian Nucs
Harold B. & Hilda Swan
25 Prospect St.
Brewer, ME 04412
(207) 989-7803

Karen Thurlow-Kimball MSBA Member
Italian 3 lb pkg w/Italian Queen
Italian and Carniolan Queens
104 Portland Street
Yarmouth, ME 04096
(207) 846-4449 or (207) 329-9934
newmoonapiary.com

Non-members

Tony Bachelder
Carniolan 4-frame Nucs inserted into your equipment
95 Paris Hill Rd.
Buckfield, ME 04220
(207) 336-2343

Maya’s Apiary
5 Frame Nucs available Spring
Maine raised Queen Bees available Mid-Summer
Call for Pricing
Peter Kucharski Augusta, ME 04330 (207) (207) 621-8639
mayasapiary.com

Sparky’s Apiaries
Italian 3 lb Package with Italian Queen
David Smith
130 High St
Hope, ME 04847
(207) 831-5085
sparkys@tidewater.net
sparkyshoneyandmaple.com

Sunshine Apiary
5-frame Nuc’s with Hygienic Queen selected from our own stock
Paul Dumont
RR 1, Box 570, Coopers Mills Road
Windsor, ME 04363
(207) 549-5501 Fax 5512 or (877) 423-3269
humbleabodes@prexar.com

 

The MSBA is grateful to all local business people who provide products and services to the state beekeeping community. We do not endorse products or suppliers. If you would like to be added to this list contact us.  Member listings are free.

 

National Bee Equipment Suppliers

BRUSHY MOUNTAIN BEE FARM, Inc. *

Mann Lake Ltd. *

Dadant & Sons, Inc. *

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