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Mayor Greg Stanton kicked off a revitalization project for a 15-acre vacant lot in midtown Phoenix with excitement on Monday.
PHOENIX – Hussein Al Hamka is going to farm his famous cucumbers on a 15-acre vacant lot in the heart of this city, where nearly half of all lots sit empty and unused.
Vegetables at the IRC's New Roots community garden in Phoenix.
A refugee farmer waters his crops at an IRC New Roots community garden in the Bronx, New York.
Noueth (right), a refugee from Cambodia, talks with Jake Gillick of Earnest Eats at the New Roots farm in San Diego where she grows mint used in Earnest Eats bars.
Abdi Hassen (right) arrived in Baltimore in May 2012 after fleeing political oppression in Ethiopia. He shows the IRC’s Sharon Waxman produce grown by refugee farmers at a local New Roots garden.
Fresh produce grown by refugees in a New Roots community garden.
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