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People Who Make a Difference: Ron Finley

“Gangsta Gardener” Ron Finley began his career as a fashion designer, but now he’s committed to transforming the food desert of South Central Los Angeles—where he grew up—into a “food forest.” He works to provide its residents with access to fresh, healthy produce grown right in their own neighborhood. . 


Words of Inspiration

 “Gardening is the most therapeutic and defiant act you can do. . . Plus, you get strawberries.” —Ron Finley


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