October 18, 2017
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Turns Out Community Gardening Might Be Pretty GRehab

By Darby Minow Smith


“[Gardening] is just art in motion. One step at a time, day by day. It’s like kicking booze,” says Billy Izzard, who founded a community garden in Milltown, Montana, in 2010.

The Vietnam vet ruminates on alcoholism, pulling weeds, and letting go of the past — and how they all fit together. Warning/selling point: This is a video about a man named Billy Izzard growing plants in a state with a short growing season, so expect plenty of rough charm, wheezes, and swears.


- Originally appeared at Grist.org