Tidewater Beekeepers Association

Hands on Beekeepers

Our Local Rep Steve Jones carries a wide variety of Supplies & Equipment locally here in Chesapeake Virginia. They also sell Queens and Bees as well as Honey. Steve is present at our monthly meetings with equipment and full range of supplies for sale or order pickup. (affiliated partnership with Hampton Apiary)

link to Order Form: attachment 1.pdf

Hands On Beekeepers
Steve & Kacey Jones
Chesapeake, VA 23323

New World Carnolians (NWC)
VHS Italians
Survivors mix of Italian and NWC
Email for pricing and availability

Nucs: 5-frame deep or medium wood frames with plastic foundation. No exchange of frames and some season flexibility with wax foundation.  
Email for pricing and availability

Swarms and Structural removal of honey bees in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Suffolk and Portsmouth.

There are many great beekeeping equipment suppliers online and locally.  See links below to some of our favorite suppliers

Local Hardware Stores

Tudors Ace Hardware
1642 A Sparrow Rd
Chesapeake, VA 23325
Ph: (757) 366-9506

Southern States
1764 S Military Hwy
Chesapeake, VA 23320 
T: (757) 420-2841

VA Inspected Local Nuc Producers

Daniel Howard Norfolk, VA 23518 757-289-6233 howardd4608@gmail.com
Steve and Karen Jones Chesapeake, VA 23323 757-408-5201 sales@handsonbeekeepers.com
Walter Black Portsmouth, VA 23703 (757) 477-7614 kidswb31@hotmail.com
Patricia J Knight Suffolk, VA 23434 757-377-8341 lpkpjk@me.com
John Steffel Chesapeake, VA 23323 757-642-4290 vasteffel@gmail.com

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