Below is a listing of the suppliers that you may want to contact for supplies. The Mountain Empire Beekeepers Association is not endorsing any of these businesses. We are just letting you know that beekeeping supplies might be available at the following locations.

Added November 2016…

Need nucs?
Reed Kegly near Rural Retreat has (5) frame nucs for sale $150.00 ea. Includes cardboard nuc box. 276-686-6557

Bee Commerce


Blue Ridge Bee Supply
270 Hickory St., Mt Airy, NC 27030, 336-719-7878
Dadant and Miller products.  Blue Ridge is on Highway 52, 1/4 mile north of Mayberry Mall.

Blue Sky Bee Supply

Brushy Mountain Bee Farm

Dadant Beekeeping

dōTERRA Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils

DoTerra Essential Oils: high-quality, natural, edible essential oils, more concentrated so not as much is needed as regular oils. Contact Cherie Henderson, 276-698-8535,

JD Impex (safetywear, clothing, gloves, & veils)

Mann Lake, Ltd

Miller Bee Supply

Poor Valley Bee Farm

R. Weaver Apiaries

Scottsville Supply Co., LLC
531 Valley St., Scottsville, VA 24590, 434-286-2145
Mann Lake dealer.  Package bees (Italians) sourced through Rossman Apiaries in Georgia.  Call for pricing, or check website.

Simpson Bee Supply

SKS Bottle & Packaging

S&W Fertilizer, Seed & Chemical Co., Inc.
605 West Railroad Ave., Wytheville, VA 24382, 276-579-2521

The Bee Works

Valley Bee Supply

Walter T. Kelly Company

If you are a supplier or distributor of beekeeping supplies and would like to be included on this list, please contact us at