Need Honey, Bees, or Equipment?

There are many options for purchasing bees and beekeeping equipment.

The big national retailers offer most anything you'd ever need.

Small local suppliers are best for obtaining local honey, nucs, and package bees, but many also offer full lines of beekeeping equipment.

Beekeeping Equipment

Beekeeping Equipment

 

National Suppliers

BetterBee - www.betterbee.com
Dadant - www.dadant.com
Mann Lake - www.mannlakeltd.com

 

Local Suppliers

Apex Bee Company

A family owned and operated apicultural business based in Central Maryland specializing in local chemical free beekeeping. They sell locally harvested raw honey, 5-frame nucs, and specialty beekeeping products. Provide local raw honey , general beekeeping information, and swarm removal needs.

P.O. Box 7463
Baltimore, MD 21227
410-404-1968

www.apexbeecompany.com

Bowie Bee Farm - AABA Logo AABA Members

A small honey bee operation that produces nucleus colonies (deeps).  Nucs currently available for early April and May.

Gina Jones and Lee Travis
Bowie, MD 20715
410-440-2903

Dave Clark - AABA Logo AABA Member

Mr. Clark sells nucs (deep).

Dunkirk, MD 20754
443-871-0494

dadicl.clark@gmail.com

Free State Bees 

Free State Bees, co-located with Crownsville Gardens, offers local honey, a full line of beekeeping equipment (Mann Lake) and package bees in the spring.  We sell 3lb bee packages as well as 5 deep frame Nuc's raised in Maryland. Taking orders now for April delivery.

1241 Generals Hwy
Crownsville, MD 21401
410-923-9800

Visit them on Facebook.

HoneySmith Bees - AABA Logo AABA Member

HoneySmith Bees sells Nucs, VSH Queens, Raw honey, bulk honey, and is Distributor for Apimaye Beekeeping Equipment.  

 

Ryan Smith
1182 Patuxent Rd.
Odenton, MD 21113
(443) 274-7496

Maryland Honey Company

The Maryland Honey Company sells Mann Lake beekeeping equipment, nucs and packaged bees, and sells local honey.

6910 Damascus Rd.
Gaitherburg, MD 20882
301-518-9678

Visit them on Facebook.

McDaniel Honey Farm

Provide pure, natural, raw and unprocessed honey as well as quality products made from beeswax.

PO Box 709
Manchester, MD 21102
443-507-6367

mcdanielhoneyfarm.com

Kim and Mike Mehalick - AABA Logo AABA Members

The Queen's Honey Sells Medium Nucs, Maryland Survivor Queens, Honey, and Products from the hive.

 www.cleanbeesoapworks.com/2021-bees-for-sale.html

Intersection of Glenn Dale/Bowie/Laurel

301-552-2214

Miller Bee Supply

Provide a full line of honey bee equipment, including package bees.

12920 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21220
410-335-3424

www.millerbeesupplies.com

Rupp's Harwood Honey - AABA Logo AABA Member

Larry Rupp sells nucs and queen bees.

West River, MD
410-279-5981

Snyder's Apiaries

Snyder's offers a full range of beekeeping equipment, including packaged bees in the spring. They are an authorized Mann Lake dealer as well.

4747 Norrisville Rd
White Hall, MD 21161
410-329-6671

www.snydersapiaries.com

Vasquez Family Apiary - AABA Logo AABA Member

Kevin Vasquez is a hobby beekeeper that shares his love of bees and beekeeping with others at every opportunity. He sells honey, bees (5 frame medium/deep nucs), does swarm recoveries (free), and "cut outs" (reasonable rates), and offers a novel 5-month "Rent-A-Hive" experience for those interested in getting started in beekeeping and learning the ropes by an experienced beekeeper.

Lake Shore, MD 
410-903-8275

www.kvbeekeeping.com

Western Maryland Apiaries

Western Maryland Apiaries is a fully operational bees and bee supplies store located in Frederick, MD. Our specialty is queen production and nucleus colony production. Beekeeper, John Klapac, has been a beekeeper for over 45 years. He has experience breeding queen bees in Russia and the United States. John is a bee equipment retailer for MannLake LTD , Southeastern Bee Supply, Martin Bee Supplies and Propolis Canada. At our beekeeping supplies store in Frederick, MD there is a variety of mite treatments available including ApistanHopGuard 2Mite-Away Quick Strips and other treatment methods. 

Call 301-639-1894 before coming and to ask about nucs and queens.

Debbie Hewitt - Wingnut Bees AABA Logo AABA Member

Debbie Hewitt sells deep nucs and can make medium nucs by request. She also sells   honey, beeswax candles, and soaps, balms, and bars made with beeswax.

Galesville, Maryland
410-320-0758

dachewitt@gmail.com

Woodcamp Farm

Woodcamp Farm has been keeping bees since 1991. Their goal is to provide a reliable source of localized honey bees to Mid-Atlantic hobbyist and commercial beekeepers.

17403 Hardy Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771
443-962-7226

woodcampfarm.com