A Modern African American Woman Farmer Reinvents Backyard Gardens and Gives Life to Sharing with Neighbors Part 1
By Cindy J Lin and Kate Houser
Modern farmer+entrepreneur Mia Vaughnes is determined to help transform people’s yards and balconies into edible gardens. She and her amazing farmhands help build vibrant vegetable gardens right smack in the middle of your city. It doesn’t stop there, because she also teaches seemingly secret green thumb skills, tackles food waste, and gives back to schools with part of her CSA vegetable box revenue. She imagines a San Diego City dotted with fresh vegetable gardens on every other housing lot to combat local climate change impacts!