Ron Finley

American fashion designer and urban gardener

Ron Finley is an American fashion designer to professional athletes, also known as a proponent of healthy eating and gardening.



Ron Finley at TED2013 (2013)

South Central’s renegade gardener: Ron Finley at TED2013, 2013.02.27 Posted by: Helen Walters
  • Growing your own food is like printing your own money.
  • I refuse to be a part of this reality that was manufactured by other people; I manufactured my own reality
  • I am an artist. Gardening is my graffiti. A graffiti artist beautifies walls; I beautify parkways and yards. I treat the garden as a piece of cloth and the plants and the trees are the embellishment of that cloth. You’d be surprised what soil can do if you let it be your canvas.
  • Gardening is the most therapeutic and defiant act you can do, especially in the inner city, you get strawberries.
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