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Ron Finley:
A guerilla gardener in South Central LA

TED2013 · 10:45 · Filmed Feb 2013
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Ron Finley: A guerilla gardener in South Central LA
10:45 · Filmed February 2013 at TED2013 · Subtitles available in 33 languages

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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Ron Finley grows a nourishing food culture in South Central L.A.’s food desert by planting the seeds and tools for healthy eating. Full bio
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