One day in January 2011, Mira Tweti walked down to the garage of her Playa del Rey apartment where she saw -- amid the clutter of trash meant for recycling -- a small, mid-century bird cage. Clean and narrow, the 3-foot cage had a diameter roughly the size of a large dinner plate.
Though a self-des ... More >>
Brooke BurtonTribal Elders and South Central Farmers at Buttonwillow Farm's Blessing
The sun rose over Buttonwillow Farm in Bakersfield early last Saturday morning, as Native American elders and members of the South Central Farmers collective gathered to bless the land for future harvest. In ... More >>
South Central FarmersSouth Central Farmers
Many feared that the day the 14-acre community farm in downtown LA--one of the nation's largest urban farms--was shut down and bulldozed in 2006, the South Central Farmers' would disband and stop farming. On the contrary, the South Central Farmers co ... More >>