Guerilla Gardener

28 Apr

Guerilla Gardener from South Los Angeles

Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where “the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys.”

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“Growing your food is like printing your money!”

“If kids grow kale, kids eat kale; if they grow tomatoes, they eat tomatoes.”

Great talk by Ron about transformation of grassy patches and derelict sites into food forests.


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