Katherine Gustafson

Katherine Gustafson is a freelance writer and editor based in the Washington, DC area. Her first book, Change Comes to Dinner, about sustainable food, was published this month by St. Martin's Press.

From Gangs to Gardens: How Community Agriculture Transformed Quesada Avenue

Flowers bloom alongside Quesada Avenue. Photo by Katherine Gustafson.   In 2002, two neighbors armed with spades and seeds changed everything for crime-addled Quesada Avenue in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point area. The street had been ground zero for the area’s drug trade...