'Health in the Hood' plants vegetable garden in Liberty City

  • Luis Sanchez, 33, a student at Miami Dade College InterAmerican Campus, helps move a wheelbarrow of dirt toward the new vegetable beds built as part of Health in the Hood's Liberty City garden project on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Gregory Castillo / Miami Herald Staff

  • Peter DiPace, 36, a teacher at Ransom Everglades, pours dirt into one of two vegetable beds built as part of Health in the Hood's Liberty City garden project on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Gregory Castillo / Miami Herald Staff

  • Asha Loring, Health in the Hood founder and president, helps distribute dirt into one of two vegetable beds made with the help of over 40 volunteers in Liberty City on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Gregory Castillo / Miami Herald Staff

  • Tremaine Shinhoster, 31, helps move a wheelbarrow of dirt to the vegetable beds being put together as part of Health in the Hood's Liberty City garden project on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Gregory Castillo / Miami Herald Staff

  • Katherine DeJesus, 14, a student at Doral Academy, and Abi Auslander, 24, left, move buckets of dirt toward newly constructed vegetable beds as part of Health in the Hood's Liberty City garden project on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Gregory Castillo / Miami Herald Staff

  • Michael Zavala, 11, a student at George Washington Carver Middle School and volunteer from the Breakthrough Project, helps organize empty dirt buckets as part of Health in the Hood's Liberty City garden project on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Gregory Castillo / Miami Herald Staff