Community gardens are direct examples of change at local levels, as they begin at the individual level. Using private or public property like city parks, rooftops and schoolyards, or land owned individually or by a community group, one person is all it takes to start a change in their community. There are tools to help you understand the opportunities of urban agriculture, the main challenges to starting an urban garden, and how those challenges can be overcome.
Click the thumbnail images above for interviews with Bradley, from the Glassell Park Neighborhood Council; Mitch O'Farrell, Senior Advisor for Councilmember Eric Garcetti; Maggie Darett-Quiroz, co-founder of the Glassell Park Community Garden; Miguel Luna, Urban Semillas' Master Gardener; Oscar Duardo, founder of Milagro Allegro Community Garden; and Frank Tamborello, Director for Hunger Action Los Angeles.
Take a look at the map below to find a community garden in a neighborhood near you:
View A Map of Los Angeles' Community Gardens in a larger map