Mary Simon shows Willie Alexander how to grow vegetables in a community garden on Ellsworth Ave.
July 11, 2007
Columbus is home to more than 80 community gardens where residents turn weed-invested city lots into bountiful crops. Franklin Park Conservatory, the city and others are encouraging the use of vacant lots to grow produce.
Before the national cry that police officers be outfitted with body cameras reached its current fevered pitch, the police force at Ohio State began experimenting with the little devices last September.