A nonprofit organization in Detroit, Detroit Hives, is succeeding where government could not succeed. Detroit Hives is taking over some blighted property on Detroit’s east side and transforming it into honeybee farms while teaching minority children the art of beekeeping. Unfortunately, even with Detroit’s helpful Land Bank, the process for obtaining ownership of abandoned land can, at times, be frustrating and time-consuming.


7:22 am on March 18, 2018