After being fired from his job, Mark Covington was amazed by the amount of garbage on Georgia Street, where he grew up, in east Detroit, MI.

With help from friends, family, and neighbors, Mark cleaned up some abandoned lots and started the Georgia Street Community Garden, which grows vegetables like collard greens, squash, beans, and tomatoes for their community.

Interviewed, produced, and photographed by Andrew Hinderaker. Copyright © 2010 Andrew Hinderaker, All Rights Reserved.

andrewhinderaker.com

Loading more stuff…

Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?

Loading videos…