Why Keep Bees?

Bug Squad - Happenings in the Insect World   By Kathy Keatley Garvey    1/2/14

Why become a beekeeper? Why keep bees?

Beekeeper Brian Fishback of Wilton is quick to answer that.

“Bees,” he says, “teach us core family values. Bees have to take care of each other and work together for the success of the colony, just as people do for the success of their families.”

Fishback, a past president of the Sacramento Area Beekeepers’ Association, a member of the California State Beekeepers' Association, and a former volunteer...