Posted by: MM | January 17, 2012

Philly “occupiers set down new roots in Kensington”

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer“Volunteers with Occupy Philly and Philly Food Forests came out to a trash-strewn lot on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to haul away rocks, tree limbs, concrete and used syringes.

They plan to grow a community garden for use by neighbors.

“We found quite a few syringes and bottles,” said Meenal Raval, 49, with Occupy Vacant Lots, a group that evolved from Occupy Philly’s environmental working group. Holding a rake at the lot, on Willard Street near Jasper, she said that yesterday’s cleanup was the fourth for Occupy Vacant Lots since it formed last month.”

Read the full story by Julie Shaw, Philadelphia Inquirer

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