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LA Foodways

Ch 5: Watts Action

At a 52-year old community center called the Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC), stories from early residents reveal what Watts was like when it was all farmland. The episode explores the founding of the organization though the efforts of an extraordinary man named Ted Watkins and the legacy his son carries on based on his father’s vision to offer healthy food choices for residents.

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LA Foodways

LA Foodways

"LA Foodways" looks at the storied agricultural history of Los Angeles to understand present food waste challenges and opportunities to bring fresh foods to urban communities.
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