A Peek Inside: 20 Recent Views of Little Tokyo | KCET
A Peek Inside: 20 Recent Views of Little Tokyo
As you may have heard, we have been spending the past few weeks exploring the neighborhood of Little Tokyo for the latest installment of our Departures project. We are starting to uncover the many layers of this fascinating community, from the last remaining fish cake factory in the neighborhood to a new wave of filmmakers housed inside a historic church.
What we've discovered is that Little Tokyo is sort of a small town in itself -- everyone knows each other, and many depend on each other for services and support. We've been fortunate enough to be able to work with many community members and leaders; here's a look at some of what we've uncovered:
In less than three years SÜPRMARKT, a small company dedicated to bringing fresh, organic produce into food deserts in South L.A. has grown immensely.
In the more than 30 years since Earl's first launched as a hot dog cart, it has become a neighborhood institution that has fed multiple generations of locals — vegans and non-vegans alike.
Guerilla gardening is about using unconventional tactics and classic gardening practices to turn little pockets of land and unused or under-utilized space into oases for city dwellers. Here's how you can start.
A fashion designer-turned-community garden activist, Ron Finley is reclaiming the power of the people to garden.
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