Nadiya Zakharchuk tends her garden plot in South Natomas on July 14. Residents of a Mutual Housing California complex have farmed an area surrounding power lines illegally for years. Zakharchuk said that she began tending the garden 10 years ago, a couple years after moving to Sacramento to flee religious persecution in her native Ukraine.
Nadiya Zakharchuk tends her garden plot in South Natomas on July 14. Residents of a Mutual Housing California complex have farmed an area surrounding power lines illegally for years. Zakharchuk said that she began tending the garden 10 years ago, a couple years after moving to Sacramento to flee religious persecution in her native Ukraine. Madeline Lear mlear@sacbee.com
Nadiya Zakharchuk tends her garden plot in South Natomas on July 14. Residents of a Mutual Housing California complex have farmed an area surrounding power lines illegally for years. Zakharchuk said that she began tending the garden 10 years ago, a couple years after moving to Sacramento to flee religious persecution in her native Ukraine. Madeline Lear mlear@sacbee.com

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