Tuesday, November 27, 2012

A Vacant Lot Offers Refugees a Taste of Home - NYTimes.com

A Vacant Lot Offers Refugees a Taste of Home - NYTimes.com

Old ideas are suddenly new again. In Phoenix, AZ, the mayor has started using vacant lots as city vegetable plots. Families are growing food for themselves and to sell to local grocers, making lives just a little bit better and a lot more sustainable. The Victory Garden is making a come-back, and America has made a tiny step into self-sufficiency again. Let's just hope that other cities follow suit, until we see green springing from corner lots and backyards across the country!