Here’s a clever and judicious use of the open space that is required around a busy airport like Chicago’s O’Hare: An apiary.
There are now 1.5 million bees living in beehives in this open space. The beehives are tended mainly by carefully screened former convicts. The felons work for Sweet Beginnings, an enterprise that employs them as beekeepers, landscapers and food processors.
The Daily Herald has a quote from the CEO of Sweet Beginnings that I found encouraging:
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