Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy discusses his efforts to address gang violence. Plus, D.C. Councilmember Trayon White joins us to recap the "grocery march" protesting food deserts east of the Anacostia River.
The sprawling concrete spaces in urban areas aren’t ideal for green thumbs. But gardeners across the region are proving that with the right approach, you can turn any virtually space into a fresh and sustainable source of food. Join Kojo as we explore individual and community-based projects that have transformed everything from a cramped front yard to an abandoned baseball field into working gardens.
- Ed Bruske Co-Founder, DC Urban Gardeners; Certified Master Gardener; Blogger, The Slow Cook
- Liz Falk Co-Director, Common Good City Farm; D.C. Markets Manager, Fresh Farm Markets
- Katie Rehwaldt Program Director, America the Beautiful Fund; Rooting DC
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