Julio Roblero, 30, carries handpicked produce at Verde Gardens on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Verde Gardens is a farming operation in Homestead that uses homeless and formerly homeless to help staff operations.
Julio Roblero, 30, carries handpicked produce at Verde Gardens on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Verde Gardens is a farming operation in Homestead that uses homeless and formerly homeless to help staff operations. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com
Julio Roblero, 30, carries handpicked produce at Verde Gardens on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Verde Gardens is a farming operation in Homestead that uses homeless and formerly homeless to help staff operations. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com

Rob Wile covers business, tech, and the economy in South Florida. He is a graduate of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. He grew up in Chicago.