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  • Detroit Hives

Detroit Hives

2018 / USA / 6 Minutes / Palmer Morse, Rachel Weinberg

Film Synopsis

DETROIT HIVES follows Tim Paule and Nicole Lindsey, a young couple from East Detroit who are working to bring diversity to the field of beekeeping and create opportunities for young Detroit natives to overcome adversity. It is estimated that Detroit has with well over 90,000 empty housing lots to date. In an effort to address this issue, Tim and Nicole have been purchasing vacant lots and converting them into bee farms. DETROIT HIVES explores the importance of bringing diversity to beekeeping and rebuilding inner-city communities one hive at a time.