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Vacant Lots In Detroit Are Being Transformed Into Bee Farms

Two Detroit locals have taken a sweet initiative to fight inner-city urban blight by taking abandoned lots and converting them into full-fledged urban bee farms.  Detroit Hives, a non-profit organization, has been working towards both honey bee conservation and city refurbishment since 2017. The founders, who are both Detroit natives, noticed how abandoned lots were ruining neighborhoods. They were dumping grounds for waste, uncared for, and unkempt. But where did the idea for apiaries come from?  Read more....



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