Retail / commercial
- Cowichan Valley Bees and Supplies Store
Owners: Jim and Pat Peach
Address: 5735 Menzies Rd, Duncan BC
Products/services: Nucs, packages, queens, mason bees, full inventory of bee supplies and extraction supplies and onsite courses by various experienced beekeepers. Free delivery to Victoria to various rendezvous spots. Shipping option is also available. We accept Visa, MasterCard, e-transfer and cash.
- Flying Dutchman
Owners: Stan and Cheryl Reist
Address: 1958 Alberni Hwy, Parksville BC
Products/services: bees, queens, 4/5 frame deep/medium nucs, bee packages, hive equipment (Langstroth) and courses
- Red Queen Apiaries
Owner: Paul Petersen
Address: PO Box 6, Cobble Hill
Products/services: nucs, packages, Island queens, courses, private lessons/mentoring, beekeeping tools from around the world
- Island Bees
Owner: Bruce Martens
Address: 160 Donore Rd, Salt Spring Island, BC
Products/services: Nucs and queens
Local equipment and local bees
- Honey extractor – members only
Visit the honey extractor rental product page (password protected/members only) where you can place an order online. Add details about your rental requests (including the preferred pickup time) and you should receive a follow-up email within 24hrs to with details about pickup.
- Oxalic acid vaporizer – members only
Visit the oxalic acid vaporizer product page (password protected/members only) were you can place an order online. Add details about your rental requests (including the preferred pickup time) and you should receive a follow-up email within 24hrs to with details about pickup.
- Heilyser Technology
New product available: Bee Tea is a new feeding supplement for honey bees. Also, 5 frame nucs or 10 frame hives (all deep) and queens available.
Contact: Heinz K, 250-656-8727
- Top bar beehives for sale
Kenyan & Warre style – made to order. Warre hive frames for sale. $2.50 each, assembled
Contact: Peter D
- Barry’s Bees
MiteGone agent for Victoria. Private apiary consults available. Certified instructor.
Contact: Barry D, 250-900-5133
- Bees Please Farms
Apipasta – a paste-like feed mainly composed of sucrose @ $6/kg
Contact: Kate F, 250-514-1157
- Honey extractor for sale
Dancing Bee brand, 2 frame manual
Purchased July 2021, in excellent shape.
Contact: Norman D, 250-477-8506
Other services, offers and needs
- Nosema test
Contact: Jean M, 250-479-3141
- Beekeepers Academy
Don’t know what to do this month? Beekeepers Academy offers a seasonal beekeeping guide to keep you on track throughout the beekeeping season. Informed posts with rich content so you can stay informed! Registration starts March 15th.