I’m a huge fan of subversive acts of beauty, and that’s exactly what you’ll see in the below TED talk. What you’ll hear below is a way to approach justice, beauty and community service that really doesn’t take much effort, but transforms an entire community. Beautiful, eh?
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 L.A.’s food desert by planting the seeds and tools for healthy eating.