Today’s TED Talk

Ron Finley: A guerilla gardener in South Central LA

10:45 minutes · Filmed Feb 2013 · Posted Mar 2013 · TED2013

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."

Ron Finley grows a nourishing food culture in South Central LA's food desert by planting the seeds and tools for healthy eating.

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