When considered as “livestock,” bees provide a full spectrum of goods for human consumption – and have for thousands of years. But any beekeeper will tell you there is so much more to bees, and keeping them, than the things they produce for us. It is not unusual for people to visit my bee yard and become engrossed with the comings and goings of the bees. Watching bees is as fulfilling as harvesting any of their wares. Try it — you’ll be surprised!