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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Occupy Gets Its Hands Dirty (Slideshow)

Posted By on Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 8:15 AM

On Earth Day, occupiers across the Bay Area marched to UC Berkeley to clear out an empty tract of land that they say will become a new community farm. Protesters got to work tilling and planting on the occupied property, with chickens standing by their side. Already, some 10,000 seeds have been planted.

Naturally, police arrived and threatened to haul everyone to jail, but only after we were able to grab some cool shots of these productive protesters.

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