PBS NewsHour

A nonprofit's sweet plan for reclaiming vacant Detroit lots

Clip: 11/19/2019 | 3m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

Detroit is known for the rhythms of Motown and the hum of automobile manufacturing plants. Now, one nonprofit is adding a new sound to this urban landscape: the buzzing of bees. Special correspondent Mary Ellen Geist reports on the efforts of Detroit Hives to reclaim some of the city’s vacant spaces -- while also leveraging the nutritional benefits of honey.

Aired: 11/19/19

Rating: NR

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