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IN DEFENSE OF FOOD | A Food Desert Blooms | PBS
Premieres on PBS Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

The South Bronx is a place where junk food is for sale on every corner but fresh, healthy food is hard to find. But educator Stephen Ritz has spearheaded a network of food projects that enable local residents to grow their own healthy food. In a high school, Ritz started a hydroponic garden so that students training to become chefs can grow the vegetables they need just feet from their kitchen.