Get your new beehive started in early spring with a package of Italian honey bees. Package are made from an apiary of non-migratory bees. You will receive strong workers and a young queen bee in the package.
(Price will increase to $145 on Dec 31, 2018). Package Bee sales are Final. Expected delivery date to Hampton/Smithfield area of Virginia is April 5, 2018. Local Pickup April 5 or April 6 only, no shipping.
If you are interested in "local non-Italian bees" for your hive, I will give you a ripe queen cell in late spring/early summer from my overwintered stock. Mated local queens from overwintered queens in VA are also available for sale in very limited quantities. Email me if interested. firstname.lastname@example.org