Guerilla Gardening in Los Angeles

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Ron Finlay resident of LA was featured on the BBC world service as a famous guerilla gardener. He found great opposition to his growing fruit and veg in his front garden in south central LA. I think that an array of healthy growing crops is the most beautiful sight, so why shouldn’t one grow food in ones own front garden?

He has presented this TEDX lecture and covers the therapeutic effects that growing your own food has upon ones self. He wants to turn shipping containers into healthy cafe’s. People have written to him from all over the world. He is known as an advocate for people to design and grow their own food. A lot of crime, he says, is due to the lack of opportunity and education about alternative life styles. ‘growing your own food, is like printing your own money.’

Further reading

100 years later… Farming Today

Some of the principles that Howard wrote about 100 years ago are just being talked about in this broadcast of Farming Today. From the Groundswell

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