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Photo of bee. A list of beekeepers providing pollination services, listed by region in the order in which they registered (newer entries at the top).

Updated February 29, 2011

Contact Information:
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Keith Tignor
804.786.3515, or send an e-mail to keith.tignor@vdacs.virginia.gov

Virginia

Eastern Shore (Region 1)
Northern Neck (Region 2)
Tidewater (Region 3)
Northern (Region 4)
Central East (Region 5)

Out-of-State

Central West (Region 6)
Northern Shenandoah (Region 7)
Southern Shenandoah (Region 8)
Southside (Region 9)
Southwest (Region 10)

Central East

Nanas Dreams Apiary
Patricia Knight
5497 Carolina Road
Suffolk, VA
E-mail:lpkpjk@me.com
Hives: 7
Price: 50.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Lucky Dog Honey
Brandy Horvath
2222 Cranbury Court
Richmond, VA
E-mail: @bmh3843@aol.com
Hives: 2+
Price: Negotiable
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: I am looking to expand my apiary and would love to connect with farmers or homeowners that can use the pollination services. Prices will depend on individual situations. I will transport, pick up, and tend to the bees while on your property.

Jones Tyler
7580 Wilton Road
Richmond, VA
E-mail: jajtiii@gmail.com
Hives: 35
Price: 50
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Sandridge and Sons Honey, Hillsbrook Farm
Michael C. Sandridge
12582 Bumpy Hollow Lane
Hanover, VA 23069
Home: 804.537.5170
Cell: 804.516.1927
E-mail: Msandri186@aol.com
Hives: 50 - 70
Price: 45 - 75
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Contract period and price are adjusted based on number of hives, period of contract, distance and fuel prices.

Haleys Apiaries
Tonya & Mike Haley
622 Fairlie Road
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
804.526.3921
804.919.2751
E-mail: haleyshoney@aol.com
Hives: 20
Price: 60
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: The price of gas is high so we have had to raise our prices. We will leave the hives on property for 4-6 weeks.

E & R Honey Farms, Inc.
Eddie Whitt
4377 Old Buckingham Road
Powhatan, VA 23139.5731
804.598.8082
804.721.5325
E-mail: ehwhitt@verizon.net
Hives: 12-16 per trailer
Price: 50.00
Price Item:Each hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Please call or email for site recon. Available spring and fall. Usage times and cost above may be negotiated.

I. H. Wright
15150 Alden Road
Disputanta, VA 23842
Hives: 12
Price: 40.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Central West

Charles Burden
1470 Olde Second Drive
Powhatan, VA 23139
804.763.1027
804.641.0008
E-mail: Cburden@comcast.net
Hives: 10-15
Price: 50
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Price varies

Scott Plummer
Rivanna Woods Drive
Fork Union, VA
E-mail: osaycanuc@hotmail.com
Hives: 4
Price: 45
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Sparrow Bee's, LLC
Robert Scot Thomas
1825 Canterbury Road
Roanoke, VA
E-mail: scot5763@cox.net
Hives: 15
Price: 45
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: One time processing fee $75 plus $45 per hive for pollination term.

E & R Honey Farms, Inc.
Eddie Whitt
4377 Old Buckingham Road
Powhatan, VA 23139.5731
804.598.8082
804.721.5325
E-mail: ehwhitt@verizon.net
Hives: 12-16 per trailer
Price: 50.00
Price Item: Each hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Please call or email for site recon. Available spring and fall. Usage times and cost above may be negotiated.

Williams Bee Farm
Chris Williams
146 Shannon Glen Drive
Louisa, VA 23093
540.894.8171
E-mail: dcwilliams_29id@yahoo.com
Hives: 10
Price: 42.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: More hives can be acquired if 2 weeks advance notice is given.

Ted Durrant
1277 Hardbarger Road
Buchanan, VA 24066
540.254.2456
E-mail: tdtoou2@aol.com
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Ronny Cochran
1353 Landover St.
Bedford, VA 24523
540.586.8060, 540.871.3069 cell
E-mail: rdcochran@hotmail.com
Hives: 81
Price: 55
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: For less than 10 hives or a distance of more than 50 miles a mileage rate may apply. This year the mileage rate is 30 cents/mile.

Grubby Girl
Amanda Welch
1749 Rock Quarry Rd.
Trevilians, VA 23093-3013
E-mail:amandagwelch@netscape.net
Hives: 12
Price: 60
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Igor Nikulin
2700 Royenwood Rd.
Midlothian, VA 23113-4384
E-mail: imamerica@hotmail.com
Hives: 2
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: Local only

Tidewater

PrincessAnneApiaries
Duane Baur
584 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA
E- mail: duanebaur@yahoo.com
Hives: var
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Pollination services - references available - southeast Virginia - pricing negotiable

GreenLion, LLC
Jafar Dey
7870 Tidewater drive
Norfolk STE 206, VA 23505
E-mail: greenlionllc@yahoo.com
Hives: 10
Price: 40
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Apiary located in Hampton Virginia

Gee-Haw Farm
Bob and Judy Ferguson
508 Albemarle Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322
757.547.2338
757.509.9555
E-mail: mulemad@earthlink.net
Hives: 5-10
Price: Negotiable
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Gale A. Harvey
2 Donald Street
Hampton, VA 23669
757.864.7642, 757.723.7148
E-mail: g.a.harvey@nasa.gov
Hives: 5
Price: 25.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: Producer must arrange

Nuby Run Bees
William Bell
19614 Orbit Road, Windsor, VA 23487
757.357.5810, 757.478.5811; FAX: 757.357.7621
E-mail: bbellvmi63@aol.com
Comments: Call for availability and price

Fred Hafer
235 Winshire Street
Norfolk, VA 23503
757.748.1609, 757.480.2774
E-mail: fhafer_1999@yahoo.com
Hives: 5-10
Price: 45.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Delivery is $0.50 a loaded mile, I pay for the return trip. $45.00 for a three week pollination period. Will barter in lieu of fee.

Sean Kenny
1877 Horseshoe Point Road
Suffolk, VA 23432
757.255.0989
757.560.3788
E-mail: s.p.kenny@charter.net
Hives: 5
Price: Negotiable
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Please call for details and availability.

Shire Farms
Larry Tate
17379 Woodland Dr.
Windsor, VA
E-mail: shirefarms@charter.net
Hives: 4
Price: 45.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Delivery is $0.50 a loaded mile, I pay for the return trip. $45.00 for a three week pollination period. Will barter in lieu of fee.

Lawnes Creek Apiary
Timothy Lavallee
14053 Lawnes Creek Rd
Smithfield, VA 23430
757.357.0730
E-mail: tlavallee@lpesinc.com
Hives: 5
Price: 50
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: Local only
Comments: Delivery is $0.45 a loaded mile, I pay for the return trip. $40.00 for a three week pollination period. Will barter in lieu of fee - one quart of free honey included.

Andrew Westrich
68 Sherry Dell Dr.
Hampton, VA
E-mail: jandy618@juno.com
Hives: 6
Price: 45
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Please call for details. Will barter.

Northern

Rock Hill Honey Bee
Jerry Mattiaccio
45 Pinto Lane
Stafford, VA
E-mail: jmattiaccio@richmondgroupintl.com
Hives: 125
Price: 75
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: We provide pollination services througout Virginia. We pollinate pumpkins, fruits, vine crops, blueberries and more.

Bruccoleri Farm
Thomas Bruccoleri
3286 Courtney School
Midland, VA
E-mail: tbruccoleri@gmail.com
Hives: 3
Price: 75.00
Price Item: Hive
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Honey Comb Heroes
Jimmy McWilliams
17 waterfall Lane
Stafford, VA
E-mail: jjbeees@gmail.com
Hives: 6
Price: 50.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Farmer must disclose type of pesticides used for crops. $50.00 includes everything up to 50 miles, over 50mls $1.00 per mile will be charged. No contract required but minimum of 2 hives per service. Service time is 2 weeks.  We are active duty Marines so weekends are preferred for delivery but will accommodate the farmer?s needs.

Ritchie's Honey Farm
Michael & Janis Ritchie
PO Box 2642
Manassas, VA 20108
703.897.1507, 571.330.6576
E-mail: vahoneykeeper@yahoo.com
Hives: 5
Price: 45.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Additional hives may be available with 2 weeks advance notice.

Hex Apiaries
Laszlo Pentek
Box 101111, Arlington, VA 22210
703.725.3818
E-mail: Mr_Laszlo@Yahoo.com

OneWildHoney
Jay Jones
15018 Starry Night Lane
Centreville, VA 20120-1247
703.449.0347
E-mail: VABeeKeeper@msn.com
Hives: 20
Price: 45
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Northern Virginia Local Raw Honey available while supplies last.

OneWildHoney
Jay Jones
15018 Starry Night Lane
Centreville, VA 20120
703.449.0345, 703.927.3770, FAX: 703.783.8296
E-mail: OneWildHoney@msn.com
Hives: 20
Price: 55
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Visit my website to order local Northern Virginia honey!

Windsong Apiaries
Bob Wellemeyer
120 Mill Run Lane
Castleton, VA
E-mail: beeswax7@earthlink.net
Hives: 225
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: call for pricing and availability

Highland Honey
John Fraser
5411 Sandy Point Lane
Clifton, VA 20124
E-mail: jfraser@fraseronline.com
Hives: 20
Price: 65
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Minimum of $250 per contract, per month. Additional hives available.

Mike Zook
7408 Roxebury Avenue
Manassas, VA
E-mail: mkzook@verizon.net
region: Northern
Hives: 2
Price: free
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Just Looking for a local place to keep my bees and have room to grow

Hex Apiaries
Laszlo Pentek
Box 101111
Arlington, VA 22210
703.725.3818
E-mail: Mr_Laszlo_2@Yahoo.com
Hives: 200
Price: Negotiable
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Northern Shenandoah

Bartleys bee farm
Daryl Bartley
2533 midland trial
Covington, VA
E-mail: dpbartley@ntelos.net
Hives: 10
Price: 50.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: Local only

Hinkles Honey Farm
Clint and Sherri Hinkle
13720 Little Dry River Road
Fulks Run, VA 22830
540.830.2245, 540.896.1086 FAX: same as secondary
E-mail: chinkshink@peoplepc.com
Hives: 720
Price: 40.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: Local only
Comments: 100% mite free bees

Evans Farms
Joel Evans
366 Shepherds Mill Road
Berryville, VA 22611
540.955.2882
Hives: 2
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: price can be negotiated

Hillside Apiary
John van Horn
3008 Mt Clinton Pike
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
540.867.5194
E-mail: jvanhorn@aol.com
Hives: 50
Price: 40
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Bartley's Bee Farm
Daryl Bartley
2533 Midland Trial
Covington, VA
E-mail: Bartleys12345@wmconnect.com
Hives: 6
Price: 50.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: I have got all six hives on a trailer and would like to rent them all at one time. I have additional hives to rent for 60.00 a hive. Please call to make appointments. Would love to collect any swarms. There is a half a gallon of honey in it to person calling for each swarm I catch.

Hex Apiaries
Laszlo Pentek
Box 101111
Arlington, VA 22210
703.725.3818
E-mail: Mr_Laszlo_2@Yahoo.com
Hives: 200
Price: Negotiable
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Southern Shenandoah

Hungry Hills Farm
Glenn Clayton
89 Willamstown Road, Shipman, VA 22971
434.263.5336, FAX: 434.263.8429
E-mail: hungryhilf@aol.com
Hives: 120 hives
Delivery: by beekeeper
Comments: call for prices and dates available

Hex Apiaries
Laszlo Pentek
Box 101111
Arlington, VA 22210
703.725.3818
E-mail: Mr_Laszlo_2@Yahoo.com
Hives: 200
Price: Negotiable
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Southside

Eastland Creek Honey
Eric Goodman
135 Lakeside Hills
Boydton, VA
E-mail:vatechforester@yahoo.com
Hives: 1
Price: 10
Price Item: Acre
Delivery: Local only

Jafari Dey
7870 Tidewater Drive Ste 206
Norfolk, VA
E-mail: armstrongapiary@gmail.com
Hives: 15
Price: 70
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Prices are negotiable

Ron Hanawalt
2615 Northridge Road, Hardy, VA 24101
540.721.3441

Robert W. Wallace
151 Lakeside Hills
Boydton, VA 23917
434.738.6080, 434.738.6080; FAX: 434.738.6054
E-mail: honeybeez5@aol.com
Hives: 25
Price: 40.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Service available in and around Mecklenburg County

Southwest

Richard Reid
1706 Harding Rd
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Happy Hollow Apiary
E-mail: rkereid@comcast.net
Hives: 50+
Price: 60
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Areas within 40 miles of Blacksburg, VA.  Will consider only an area with organic, pesticide free growing. Price negotiable depending on circumstances.

Michael Gatchell
1451 Nester School Road
Dugspur, VA
E-mail: landman66@yahoo.com
Hives: 50
Price: 40.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper

Just Bee Haven Honey Farm
Jeff Mullins
437 Blackberry Drive
Wytheville, VA 24382
276.223.0001, 276.620.0130
E-mail: bee@naxs.net
Hives: 1-100 pending time of year
Price: 50
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Bees available both spring and fall, call if you need more information.

Ronald Hanawalt
2615 Northridge Road
Hardy, VA 24101
Indian Run Apiary
540.721.3441
Hives: 150
Price: 45
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: All hives are committed for apple pollination. Home is near Roanoke, but I can deliver 12 or more hives out to two hundred miles. Locally fewer hives can be considered.

Ted C. Durrant
1277 Hardbarger Road, Buchanan, VA 24066
540.254.2456
E-mail: tdtoou2@aol.com
Hives: 20
Price: 40.00
Price Item: Acre
Delivery: By beekeeper

Lee A. Ratcliff
207 Arnold Ave
Radford, VA 24141
540.731.4032, 540.980.7800
E-mail: lratcliff@isp.com
Hives: 10+
Price: 50.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Will provide hives for local farmers, orchards, or private gardens.

M E Chorba
Mark Chorba
8570 Deer run Drive
Copper Hill, VA
E-mail: marco@vt.edu
Hives: 8
Price: 60
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: Local only
Comments: Hives delivered and maintained and removed by beekeeeper. Contact for further information.

Locoust  Grove Farm
Daniel B Vest
222 Elder Farm Road NE
Check, VA 24072
E-mail: dbvlgf@swva.net
Hives: 100+
Price: 60
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Additional Fees May Be Required Depending Upon Type Of Pollination, Pesticide Practices Of Farmer And Fuel Cost For Delivery.

Mark Chorba
8570 Deer Run Drive
Copper Hill, VA 24079-2124
E-mail: marco@vt.edu
Hives: 20+
Price: 75
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Local pollination service, Swarms captured, Colonies removed from buildings. Honeybees and queen for sale on a limited basis.

Out-of-State

Henry & Sons Bees
Henry Soloshenko
10318 Paxton Run Road
Charlotte, NC
E-mail: henryandsonsbees@yahoo.com
Hives: 100
Price: 40-50
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Will deliver to any county

MBP Pollination
Martin B Plamondon
305 Evans Road
Labelle, FL
E-mail: showmethecoffie@aol.com
Hives: 200
Price: 65
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Single crop pollination/multiple crops or double crops price negotiable.Bees available mid to late may

Faircloth Honey
Ryan Faircloth
12327 NW Miller Road
Bristol, FL 32321
850.510.4627, 850.643.3690
FAX: 850.643.3689
E-mail: fairclothhoney@gtcom.net
Hives: 600
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: contact for pricing and dates available

Honeyfield Apiary
William Troup III
10618 Honeyfield Road, Williamsport, MD 21795
301.223.9662, 240.217.9662
E-mail: beestroup@erols.com
Hives: 50
Price: 45.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Applicable transportation charge depends on distance to the orchard. Please call for details and availability.

Singing Cedars Apiaries
Roland Smith
77 Singing Cedars Road
Orwell, SC 05760
802.948.2057
E-mail: beeinhim@truevine.net
Hives: 1,000
Price: Negotiable
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Our bees are wintered in S.C. from VT. We raise our own queens and deliver them ourselves. So, you will find them VERY strong.

Majenica Creek Honey Farm, Inc.
DeVon & Cindy
5386W-200S
Huntington, IN 46750
260.468.2657
E-mail: beekeeper@majenicacreekhoneyfarm.com
Hives: 1000
Price: negotiable
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Prices vary depending on availability of equipment for loading and unloading.

Singing Cedars Apiaries
Rolan Smith
77 Singing Cedars Road
Orwell, SC 05760
802.948.2057
E-mail: beeinhim@truevine.net
Hives: 600
Price: 45
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: Our hives winter in S.C. All have new queens. We prefer you have a loader to unload them. We can run it. It just makes extra work to bring one with the delivery.

W. Fisher Bee Farm
Wade Fisher
6395 SR 103N BLDG 21
Lewistown, PA 17044
800.736.6205, 717.242.4373
FAX: 717.242.3978
E-mail: fisherbee@fisherhoney.com
Hives: 4000
Price: $42
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: We are a migratory pollination service that has been doing business in VA for the past 30 years. Our hives can be moved anywhere in the state for pollination.

William Bullion
4772 Goosepen Road
Roanoke, WV 26447-8314
E-mail: honeydoapiary@frontiernet.net
Hives: 100
Price: 45.00-65.00
Price Item: Hive
Delivery: By beekeeper
Comments: I am a beekeeper with 10yrs. experience, my hives are clean, healthy & strong.Price depends on location/fuel costs. Looking for 2008 contracts.

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