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Community Garden Makes A Difference In The Bronx

Monday, November 21, 2016 19:22
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A once blighted plot on Prospect Avenue now sees fertile soil that feeds a community.

By Sean Adams
WCBS New York
Nov 14, 2016


“The population now is mostly Mexican population, so you’ll see papalo, pipicha, epazote, cilantro. There are some African-Americans as well in the garden, so you’ll see collards, and kale, and swiss chard,” Washington said.

It’s healthy, nutritious food that otherwise would be too expensive or not available.

“Vegetables and herbs that you find in the community garden are really used to sort of augment what you can’t find in our neighborhoods,” Washington said.

The organization WhyHunger is a crucial ally.

“And so what Hungerthon does is really get at the heart of the manner, to make people understand that the real cause of hunger is poverty, so how do we change that dynamic,” Washington said.

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