Planting Justice Makes Sustainable Gardening Accessible to All (Video)

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    https://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/planting-justice-permaculture.php

    Using a community organizing model, Planting Justice is explicitly dedicated to combating social exclusion and economic justice issues, as well as the typical permaculture concerns of sustainable food production and biodiversity. Channeling funds from paid garden work into makeovers for low income families, the organization is also committed to employing youth of color, the formerly incarcerated, and other disenfranchised urban residents. They've planted over 90 gardens in two years, and they don't show any signs of stopping:
     

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