Bee Package Orders

Bee Package Orders Update

Bee package orders will be available for pick up on April 12 starting at 7:00 am. Because of the Covid-19 social distancing requirements, the board is currently discussing how to organize the pickup to ensure the safety of all concerned. One this policy has been adopted it will be posted on the website.

Bee Package Orders for 2020

The NRVBA will be selling package bees for $125.00 to members, $140.00 for non-members.  The member price is just a few dollars over our cost. We have 150 packages on order.

Packages include an unmarked, Italian queen. They will be available for pick-up on 12 April (Easter Sunday) in the parking lot at our meeting location which is the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building at 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg. You may begin to pick them up early Sunday morning starting between 6:00-7:00 AM.  Point of contact for questions is Bill Hendon. His email address is, and his telephone number is (540) 315-0365.

Dadant is selling packages for $179.95 with free shipping from Illinois. If you pick them up at their facility in Chatham, VA, a package will cost $115.00. The Chatham packages will be available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on March 30 and April 15. Contact the Chatham location at (800) 220-835 to place an order with them. 

How to Purchase: Current Members


How to Purchase: Non members