GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD IS LIKE PRINTING YOUR OWN MONEY.
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.”
“I’m an artist. Gardening is my graffiti. I grow my art. I use the lawn and soil like it’s a piece of cloth. You’d be surprised what the soil can do if you just let it be your canvas.”