Today’s Harvest From The Quote Garden #8

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

-Ron Finley

Ron Finley also known as the “Gangsta Gardener” 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.” You just have to love this guy, he isn’t just talking about the changes that need to happen, he is going out there and being the change. I think we can all learn something from the actions of this one man.


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Homesteader, Blogger and Podcaster at Small Town Homestead
I am a husband to Mary and father to three daughters. My family and I are striving to become more self sufficient everyday as we grow our own food and pursue a more natural and organic lifestyle.

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