Loading…

A guerilla gardener in South Central LA

TED2013 · 10:45 · Filmed Feb 2013
Subtitles available in 32 languages
View interactive transcript
2,055,427 Total views
Your impact
Share this talk and
track your influence!

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."

pin This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.
Gardener
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

Discuss

1300 comments

Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Please log in or sign up to add comments.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.