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MENTORS

Mentors are here to help and guide members of the Cowichan Beekeepers when they have an issue.


​Gordon MacKay
Contact by email: gordon_mackay@yahoo.com
Member of: Cowichan Beekeepers Society.
Location: Duncan, BC


​Marie Cairns
Contact by email: 5354cairns@gmail.com
Keeping bees since 2016.
Currently Vice-president of the Cowichan Beekeepers Society
Member of the B.C. Honey Producers Association.
Location: Cowichan Station, BC


Ted Leischner
Keeping bees since 1973
Contact by phone: (250) 510-4490
Member of the Cowichan Beekeepers Society
Location: Duncan, BC

Swarm Catchers

Curtis Robinson
250-686-1540
Cowichan Valley, Chemainus, Crofton, Duncan

Paul Petersen
250-732-0197 or redqueenapiaries@yahoo.ca
Duncan, Cowichan Bay, Mill Bay and Cobble Hill

Chelsea Abbott
1-250-715-8106 or lenorabee@gmail.com
Duncan, Cowichan Bay, Mill Bay and Cobble Hill

Jacques Marc
250-746-4520
Cowichan Valley, Duncan

John Magdanz
250-510-4413
North Cowichan, Duncan

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Cowichan Beekeepers Honey Vendors

Hardie Honey – Duncan 250-746-4389
Ian Low – Mill Bay 250-743-3628
Jacques Marc – Duncan 250-746-4520
Larry & Marilyn Lindhal – Lake Cowichan 250-749-6425
Pat & Jim Peach – Duncan 250-709-7339
Pattie Whitehouse – Metchosin 250-478-3319
Tie Fraser – Mesachie Lake 250-932-1110 –  Chapelwood Cottage Apiaries

Suppliers

Alba Plants
Producer of Nucs and Queens (Cowichan Valley raised stock)
Gordon Mackay
250-746-1555
gordon_mackay@yahoo.com

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Cowichan Valley Bees and Supplies Ltd  – Special Discount for CB Members
Retailer of Nucs, Woodware, Frames, Foundation, Feeders, Apparel, Tools and Meds
Pat & Jim Peach
5735 Menzies Road, (Sahtlam) Duncan, BC V9L 6G7
250-709-7339 and 250-746-5601
info@cowichan-bees.com

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Happylow Apiary
Producer of Nucs and Queens
Ian Low
1-250-709-1661
bees@happylow.net​

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Lenora Bee Apiary
Producer of Nucs and Queens
Chelsea Abbott
1-250-715-8106
lenorabee@gmail.com

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Suppliers

Lindahl Farm (formerly Bees & Glass)
Vendor of Glassware, used Supers and Frames
Larry & Marilyn Lindahl
6456 Cowichan Lake Road, Lake Cowichan, BC
250-749-6425
lindahls@shaw.ca

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Many Hands Farm
Producer of Nucs and Queens
Curtis Robinson
250-686-1540
curtis@visionstudios.ca

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Red Queen Apiaries
Producer of Nucs and Queens
Paul Petersen
Mill Bay, BC
redqueenapiaries@yahoo.ca

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Rod & Jo Moody Apiaries
Producer of Packages of Bees and Queens
Rod & Jo Moody
​1575 Robson Lane RR#1 Cowichan Bay BC V0R 1N1
250-743-1939
rodjo@telus.net

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