Characters Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs) in “The Walking Dead,” which shares viewer appeal with urban homesteading.
Characters Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs) in “The Walking Dead,” which shares viewer appeal with urban homesteading. Frank Ockenfels AMC
Characters Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs) in “The Walking Dead,” which shares viewer appeal with urban homesteading. Frank Ockenfels AMC
Mariel Garza

Mariel Garza

Deputy editorial page editor, columnist and editorial writer

Opinion: What zombies and backyard tomatoes have in common

October 30, 2014 05:00 PM

UPDATED October 31, 2014 12:00 AM

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Mariel Garza joined The Sacramento Bee in 2014. She graduated from San Francisco State University. Garza spent more than 12 years writing about Southern California politics for the L.A. Daily News and in 2003 joined the editorial pages. In 2008 she became editorial page editor and later oversaw the opinion sections of the Los Angeles News Group daily newspapers. Reach her at mgarza@sacbee.com or 916-321-1185. Twitter: @marielgarzaBee.