Local Suppliers
Santa Clara Valley Beekeepers Guild


Backyard Bee and Chicken enthusiasts can find supplies and local wares at cHICK n bEES located close to highway 17 and 85 in Los Gatos. Jon and Melody Garliepp have been involved with Bees and Chickens over 5 years and have recently incorporated those passions alongside their current enterprise at Boomerang Toner and Ink.
Store hours: M-F 10 to 5 and Sat 10-3
15695 Los Gatos Blvd
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Sam's Downtown Feed and Pet Supply
759 W San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95126

Local 3rd generation family owned feed store with basic bee supplies at competitive prices for the backyard beekeeper.


Web Suppliers

This list is not all inclusive but rather just those that members have used and suggested as a place to get what you need.. Check the links section for other sites that have more extensive lists

Dadant & Sons
Although located in IL there are branches in California that saves on shipping for many items (web orders will not show this at the time of the order but will be reflected on the invoice). They send a paper catalog once you have ordered from them.

Ruhl Bee Supply
Located in Gladstone Oregon is a manufcture a number of unique items, and also do considerable mail order nationally..

Mann Lake Ltd.
Extensive on-line catalog that can take some time to navigate but lots there.

Walter T. Kelley Company
Extensive online catalog and once you order you get the next years paper version in the mail.

Santa Clara Valley Beekeepers Guild
February 5, 2013