TED Talk: Ron Finley, Guerilla Gardener in South Central LA
Ron Finley, longtime reside of South Central LA, talks at length about why he likes planting vegetable gardens wherever he can – abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs outside houses. He’s an incredibly effective and charismatic speaker, and his talk is a great balance between insight, information, and humor.
There are a ton of great, quotable lines throughout his entire talk:
In addition to speaking about the act of gardening, Finley also talks a lot about the impact that food (and food choices) have on people. Another great, quotable bit from his talk:
Finley is not a man short on vision, or passion, or energy. He’s an inspiring speaker, and this is a talk that’s well worth your time to check out. When you’re done watching, swing by his website, to learn more about his background (he’s had a long history of doing some pretty incredible things).