It’s Earth Day. Some volunteers will celebrate by digging in the soil at community gardens.
But one Seattle neighborhood is taking that idea to a whole new level, at the Beacon Food Forest.
Jackie Cramer, one of the founders, stands at the top of a hillside that was once an all-green manicured lawn, raking up at the end of the day.
Beneath her, raised beds and special compost bins are transforming the landscape. Two acres are on their way to becoming a woodland forest.