Do I care about the environment?
Beekeeping can be one of the most environmental friendliest thing you can do. Not only do bees pollinate our food but they pollinate tree and flowers which feed wildlife.
Do I like to socialize with others?
They are numerous bee clubs in every state that lets bee keepers share experiences and learn from each other.
Do I like to accomplish things?
Beekeeping takes time and work. It has its challenges.
Do I appreciate high quality pure honey and wax?
It is the highest quality. Bees wax cannot be substituted by petroleum base waxes. Bees collect nectar that cannot be collected mechanically to produce honey and wax.
Do I like sharing?
If you like sharing something rare and wonderful with family and friends they will keep in contact with you and will be waiting at harvest time.
Do like doing scheduled maintenance?
A colony of bees require seasonal maintenance to maintain the health and production.
Do I like surprises?
When everything comes together and nectar is flowing you will be amazed at what a colony can accomplish.
Do I like making decisions?
Managing a colony will require hands on decision making.
Do I like family events and activities?
Beekeeping can be a family event.
Do I want a rewarding hobby?
Beekeeping has it rewards at harvest time. It can be rewarding mentally as the season progresses. With a little management and hard work by the bees, the colony and the yields grow.
Do I want to be a modest hero?
With media attention on bees the public looks up to beekeepers but as a good beekeeper knows how amazing and hard working the bees are.