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Fighting Eviction, a Gardener Turns to Organic Industry Giants for Help

Original story at nytimes.com• 4 mentions • 2 weeks ago

nytimes.com 2 weeks ago

 
After he caught some of his neighbors taking the produce, Mr. Finley helped start L.A. Green Grounds, a nonprofit that plants gardens in vacant lots, open spaces and even abandoned shopping carts in “food deserts,” which are urban areas that lack grocery stores and access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Two years later, he was invited to do a TED talk on guerrilla gardening, and the video was widely viewed, attracting the attention of celebrities like Alice Waters and Bette Midler. Mr. Finley is no longer affiliated with L.A. Green Grounds. and his focus is on the Gangsta Garden, where ...
 
 
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12 Apr
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RT @NaomiStarkman: .@RonFinleyHQ's effort to save his community garden lifted up by @AnniesCEO + @ssstrom https://t.co/uFuGnZuiP0