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Originally posted by justsomeboreddude
reply to post by Edrick
So what is it that we are all going to do if we do not work at something constructive. Arent the 10% or so that have to work going to get a little peeved at the 90% of us not working?
Visiting one of the largest allotments, on a site that had been derelict since Detroit's infamous 1967 riots, locals spoke about an astonishing transformation.
"There is something that every hand in this area can do," said Rose Stallard, who is keen to enlist as many volunteers as possible to help tend the garden and its precious crops.
As she organises a band of eager helpers to pull greens from the rich top-soil, Ms Stallard says food is more expensive than ever and neighbourhood shops are scarce.
"That's one cucumber you didn't have to pay 69 cents for," she adds, with a smile.
There are no fences but one local said greed had not been a problem.
"People are only taking what they need, because they know it's for everybody," he said.
Where plastic to sea life ratios are 6:1; where birds and mammals are dying of starvation and dehydration with bellies full of plastics; where fish are ingesting toxins at such a rate that soon they will no longer be safe to eat.