TED Talks: Stephen Ritz on growing green in the South Bronx

What an amazing personality and an amazing idea.  Stephen Ritz gives an energizing talk on the intersection of some of my favorite subject: environmentalism, sustainability, public service, public policy, and education.

Via TED.com:

A whirlwind of energy and ideas, Stephen Ritz is a teacher in New York’s tough South Bronx, where he and his kids grow lush gardens for food, greenery — and jobs. Just try to keep up with this New York treasure as he spins through the many, many ways there are to grow hope in a neighborhood many have written off, or in your own.

Stephen Ritz teaches at-risk kids in the South Bronx.