[People on the Move] Ray Abram

Ray Abram is running for Atlanta’s City Council District 11. He feels that the southwest side of Atlanta has been neglected for far too long by the city’s leaders. He plans to use his business expertise and passion for economic development to help his area as well as the entire city of Atlanta become as successful as it can be. Click here to see what he’s about.

Atlanta’s Urban Farming Movement

On a plot of soil, nestled against the backdrop of skyscrapers in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, a group of residents are turning a lack of access to fresh produce into a revival of old traditions and self-empowerment. HABESHA Gardens is one of many urban gardens sprouting up around the country. Fruits and vegetables are thriving in this community garden located in an economically depressed area of the city known as Mechanicsville