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'We Should All Know How To Feed Ourselves': LA Gardener On Finding Freedom Through Growing Fresh Foo

Gardener Ron Finley discusses the power of learning to grow food and garden — regardless of where one lives.
Through the Ron Finley Project and his MasterClass, Ron Finley aims to help people grow their own food and fall in love with the soil. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)

Growing up and raising his children in South Central Los Angeles, gardener Ron Finley knows what it’s like to drive nearly an hour through traffic to buy a fresh apple or tomato.

The region is one of this country’s many food deserts, areas where residents have little to no access to healthy, affordable food. Through the Ron Finley

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