Volunteer grows food for the hungry on formerly blighted Ninth Ward lots 13 May 2014

David Young won first place at PitchNOLA 2012: Lots of Progress, a competition in partnership with NORA, and came in 2nd place at PitchNOLA 2014: Living Well. He is an all-star example of what one person can do to eradicate blight in New Orleans. He now has 26 properties in the Lower Ninth Ward actively being utilized to grow and distribute food to those who need it.