They have ridden over 11,000 miles, all in the name of food justice. The scooter dudes, Dan and Myles, two guys from Augusta, Maine are traveling through 48 states and gathering all the “best practices from food justice non-profit organizations in each state,” said Dan Emery, the creator of The American Community Project. “Everyone should […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. – A DAY ON – THANK YOU!

Posted in Dig-ins, Events, Gardens by Jake Camarena - Jan 13, 2014

Thanks to ALL who came out in person and spirit! The 3rd and Final Edible-Beautification Project. Where: Crenshaw High School 5010 11th Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90043 (Pleaseenterat 50th&8thAve) Monday, January 20, 2014 When: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Sponsored By Mother of Many

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City Council Approves New Parkway Ordinance

Posted in Gardens, Press, Speak Up by Jake Camarena - Oct 24, 2013

It was a long wait – even in Council chambers – but well worth it. The full council (with exception of Jose Huizar, not in attendance) voted “Yes” to the staff recommended, Bureau of Public Works approved new parkway ordinance — residents may now plant whatever they want, including edibles. They would still be bound […]

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http://youtu.be/-qQEEUFR07s Zach Weissmueller | October 3, 2013 “Trees that are planted on either side of a stop sign… There’s a sidewalk that’s busted up a hundred feet away. All of these things seem like, to me, a higher priority than, um… squash,” says Angel Teger, a South Los Angeles resident who was ordered by the […]

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Sept 28th, Rimpau St. Dig-in

Posted in Dig-ins, Events, Gardens by Jake Camarena - Oct 03, 2013

Sept 28th, Rimpau St. Dig-in Yeah, we dug in, got dirty, caused some ruckus and most definitely slept well that night! Oh and it was our first time we asked all the volunteers to bring their own canteens and utensils. This year we are focused on sustainability more than ever! Check out some of these […]

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Time-lapse Dig-In!

Posted in Gardens, How Can I Get Involved? by Craig Dietrich - Jun 22, 2012

LA Green Grounds Dig-Ins tend to be photogenic (if we may say so ourselves!). Whether of volunteers working hard to reclaim front-yard soil, or of smiles as people gaze onto a new edible garden, we snap photos of all Dig-Ins (and other related activities) for our Flickr page that we also compile into follow-up posts […]

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Judy’s May Dig-In Recap

Posted in Events, Gardens by Craig Dietrich - May 31, 2012

There is much to celebrate from Judy’s LA Green Grounds Dig-In: a great volunteer turnout from Los Angeles Stanford Alumni, talking urban agriculture with Eddie North-Hager and Leimert Park Beat, and building another edible garden where there was once turf on a wonderful and historic street in South Los Angeles. Each of these items deserve […]

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Next Dig-In May 12th!

Posted in Events, Gardens, How Can I Get Involved? by Craig Dietrich - May 03, 2012

Join us Saturday, May 12 in beautiful Leimert Park for our next LA Green Grounds Dig-In! We’ll begin at 9:30am and go until a new edible garden is in place. UPDATE: Thank you to friend and community organizer Eddie North-Hager for promoting the Dig-In on Leimert Park Beat — and the videos he’s place on […]

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Maggie, John and Sekou’s March Dig-In Recap

Posted in Events, Gardens by Craig Dietrich - Apr 05, 2012

More than forty volunteers (a Dig-In record!) came together Saturday at S Harvard Blvd for a wonderful Dig-In during Good Food Day LA. The group logged a full day weeding, digging, planting, and celebrating another lawn turned into an edible garden in South Los Angeles. We hope you’ll enjoy the transformation seen below, and stay […]

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Neighbors walk in front of the LA Eco-village LA Green Grounds members Vanessa Vobis and Craig Dietrich visited the Los Angeles Eco-Village last month while hosting Maine permaculturalists Joline Blais and Jon Ippolito for an ecology-themed week at USC. The group were given a tour by Eco-village founder Lois Arkin, who has helped grow the […]

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