Maine State Beekeepers Association

Honey Bee and Queen Suppliers in Maine

The following in-state suppliers offer queens, packages, and “nucs.”

MSBA Members

Back Ridge Bee Farm
5-frame nucs and packages
Mary Jo and Shawn Kinney
Orland
207-479-1584 or 207-930-0099
backridgebeefarm.com

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

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

Bee Whisperer
Packages and nucs
Peter Cowin
Hampden
207-299-6948
www.beewhisperer.us

Cooper Charolais Farm & Apiary
Packages, nucs, local queens
Mark Cooper
42 Montgomery Road
Windham
207-892-9223
207-232-5842
gmcooper81@aol.com

The Honey Exchange
Russian Queens
3 lb packages with marked Russian Hybrid queens, available in late April.
Phil Gaven
Portland
207-773-9333
thehoneyexchange.com

Maine Bee Company
5-frame northern nucleus colonies (some overwintered)
Mated queens (our queen heritage)
Queen cells available
Jason Peters
Bucksport
207-735-5780
Maine Bee Company

Royal Bees and Honey
5-frame nucs and packages
Queens: Italian & Carniolan
Matt Roy
219 Back Nippen Road
Buxton
207-229-9125
royalhoneybees@gmail.com

Spicer Bees
3 lb Italian packages and 5-frame nucs (some are overwintered)
David & Susan Spicer
Whitefield
207-549-5480
spicerbees.com

Swan’s Honey
5-frame nucs, choice of Italian, Carniolan, or mite-resistant queens
Lincoln & Karen Sennett
Albion
207-437-2251
swanshoney.com

3BApiary 
Carol Armatis
Newport
c3bapiary@gmail.com

Non-members

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

Bob Egan
Carniolan 4-frame nucs
Overwintered in Maine; gentle and productive strain
485 Middle Road
Skowhegan, ME 04976
207-474-2945

Honeycomb Depot
Bees and nucs
Mark & Melinda King
45 Littleton Station Rd
Littleton ME 04730
207-538-5833
wpfsuppliesu@gmail.com

Maya’s Apiary
5-frame nucs available in spring
Maine-raised queens available mid-summer
Call for pricing
Peter Kucharski
2689 W RiverRd
Sidney, ME
207-242-0037

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

The MSBA is grateful to all local business people who provide products and services to the state’s 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.

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