Gang Prevention Agriculture

November 19, 2011 - 4:50 PM
In this photo taken Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, 10-year-old Roman Ramirez carries a banana tree branch from the tropical garden in Woodlake, Calif. Ramirez is one of the children who participate in a agricultural program that has turned 14 acres in the small farmworker community into a series of lush fruit and vegetable gardens. The program helps youth escape the temptations and violence of gang life. (AP Photo/ Gosia Wozniacka)