Matt is a pedestrian. He's walked across the USA, from New York to Oregon, and is now walking every block of all five boroughs of NYC. Long story short, he walks around and looks at stuff.
Gil Lopez is an urban farmer, eco-educator, landscape designer/installer and direct action crafter. Since moving to NYC in 2010, he has become a thought leader in productive landscapes, reclaiming the commons and rebuilding our food systems. He is currently co-creating Smiling Hogshead Ranch and working at Greening the Queens Library. Keep up with Gil at his blog: http://verdantcities.