Joe Thomas of LA CAN on Gardening in Downtown LA

By Helena Liikanen-Renger

Joe Thomas works as a gardener at the Los Angeles Community Action Network, LA CAN. As a part of “Team Food”, he grows vegetables on a rooftop on Main Street, in Downtown Los Angeles.

But Joe Thomas has a dream: to grow vegetables in planters down on Main Street, where the people of Skid Row would have easy access to healthy food. So far his attempts have been prevented.


(photos in the video by LA CAN)


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