Organic farmers market Verde Garden MiamiAs part of an innovative effort to tackle Miami’s problem with homelessness, 400 residents have traded the downtown streets for a live-in community farm project in south Florida that grows produce for an upscale restaurant.

Verde Gardens, a $17.2 million, 145-unit complex built for Miami’s formerly homeless, boasts a 22-acre organic farm that gives many of the residente their first steady job in years.

(READ the story w/ photos from Reuters)

Below if a short film about Verde Gardens

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