Man Moves To New Orleans, Builds 30 Community Gardens For The Needy And Saves The Bees
March 29, 2017
"If we all did our part, if we all did what we could for our community, to help one another, to help the environment as much as we could, could you imagine how peaceful – how wonderful life would be?"
These are the words of David Young, an urban farmer in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans.
Young, who came to New Orleans in 2010 from Indiana, founded a volunteer-run organization, Capstone Community Gardens, to support low income city residents, as well as honeybees that are in need of a safe, environmentally-friendly home.
The gardens, erected in more than 30 abandoned lots leftover from Hurricane Katrina, are all accessible to the community - for free!
In addition to being an important food supply to the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans, the gardens also play host to rescued honeybees.
Many homes in the area often become infested with bees and homeowners need a solution. Instead of calling an exterminator, they can now call Young.
Using a vacuum, the urban farmer sucks up the bees and transports them and their hives to his gardens. There, they can live happily and give back to their rescuer by pollinating his flowers and vegetables.
Young invites you to volunteer with him and support his work. Visit www.capstone118.org to learn more and get involved.
Watch the video here:
Wild Monkeys Welcome Back An Injured Young Monkey Who Spent 3 Weeks Being Treated For An Injury
Women Surround Crying Mom Whose Toddler Was Having A Meltdown At The Airport
20 Volunteers Perform CPR On Man In Grocery Store For 96 Minutes Until Paramedics Arrived
Dog Sleeps In Owners' Bed Every Night, Then They Had A Baby
The Golden Retriever Egg Challenge Is The Best Viral Video Trend Yet
Dad Comes Up With Brilliant Method To Trim Dog's Nails
Norway's Ski Team Made An Epic Parody Of 'Gangnam Style' For The 2018 Winter Olympics
Everyone Loses It Over This Game Show Question's Possible Answers
People Can't Stop Laughing At NBC's Opening Ceremony Commentary On The Netherlands
Pig Brings Lunch To His Brother Who Has Trouble Walking
This Guy Created A Highlight Reel Of His Speedy Dog Out-Maneuvering Every Other Dog At The Park