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Garden plots yielded new community bonds and connections
to elders and traditional practices that had long been lost as
communities came to rely more and more on outside sources of food.
As crops flourished, so did the health and well-being of the
community. Gardens became important places for contemplation
and healing. Tending to weeds offered a welcome distraction from
tragedies past and present.