Food Independence in Urban Landscapes

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Many of us have heard about community vegetable gardens or urban farms. Locally grown food sounds great, but very few of us actually see these gardens implemented in our neighborhoods. The most obvious barrier to their widespread implementation is space; there simply isn't room for a community garden in our cities and towns... or is there?

Ron Finley is a 'guerilla gardener' from South Central Los Angeles. He gave a wonderful TED Talks presentation about his creative approach to urban gardening. The video is about 10 minutes long and certainly worth watching: