The Unstoppable Green Machine

Broadcast on 2013/10/12 (PT)

wp_SteveRitzSteve Ritz

Somewhere along his journey, I think Steve Ritz might have heard a voice say to him “Feel the Green Force, Steve, this is your destiny.” We’re fortunate he listened. Steve is a teacher in the South Bronx where he and his kids grow lush gardens for food, greenery – and jobs. He is changing the world in ways I am at a loss to describe. With others, he is helping build indoor edible walls, roof top gardens, gardens on deserted lots and creating triple bottom-line opportunities for his students. Translation: JOBS – sustainable jobs. His TED Talk website has over 525,000 views; what he is really creating is the most important thing of all, hope for the future. It will be an honor to interview this man. This show sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona.

 


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