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Good things are growing in New York City. In this Webby Award-winning video series, follow Ah Lun, a refugee from Myanmar, and others as they put down new roots at two IRC-run community gardens and adjust to life in the United States.

New Roots: Growing Good from the Ground Up

Meet people whose lives were changed after a vacant lot in San Diego was transformed into a "New Roots" community farm: The Bahati ("Lucky") Mamas, refugees from Somalia who have reestablished their ties to the land; Luchia, a single mom from Uganda who is supporting her family with her produce business; and Antonio, a community gardener originally from Mexico who is starting a plant nursery.

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