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Planting fruit trees is part of hurricane recovery

Updated: Dec 11, 2018

NEW ORLEANS TIMES PICAYUNE: "Listening to Cem Akin, one gets the impression that fruit trees can save the world. 'It does seem obvious,' he said, shovel in hand, at Our School at Blair Grocery in the Lower 9th Ward. 'If you are going to plant a tree, why not plant a tree that is going to provide shade, improve the air, water and soil, provide life-giving nutrition and enrich folks -- and empower activists to take positive action.' Read the full story here.

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