Sitting on the grounds of Silver Lake Farms, one could almost be in the countryside - convince yourself that the thrum of traffic on Rowena is a river, and you're transported. The gardens are green above, below and around, punctuated by the bright blooms on most productive plants, whether the flowers are the goal or just a step in the process.
This is a true urban farm, and it's center stage in a drama currently unfolding: While L.A. is ready to embrace the local movement, some neighbors and city cogs seem determined, through force or folly, to stop it.
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