Urban farms around America are breaking through concrete and hitting sustainable paydirt [SLIDESHOW]
Village de l’Est, New Orleans, Louisiana
Hurricane Katrina wrecked Village de l’Est in 2005, but this community’s ability to grow food in their own backyards and community spaces made recovery rapid. Father Luke holds produce as an older woman continues to harvest her plot.
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