Ron Finley: The Guerilla Gardener of South Central LA


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.”

In this TED talk Ron explains how his community is desperate for real, nutritional food and why urban gardening is a solution.

To learn more and participate, visit LA Green Gounds.


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