Ron Finley: A guerilla gardener in South Central LA

By Brett Huson on Mar 6, 2013 5:05 PM CST
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Published on Mar 6, 2013

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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