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Private Trees, Public Property: Picking 'Fallen Fruit'

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Private Trees, Public Property: Picking 'Fallen Fruit'

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Private Trees, Public Property: Picking 'Fallen Fruit'

Private Trees, Public Property: Picking 'Fallen Fruit'

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Dave Burns and Matias Viegener make a big find in the hills of Los Angeles.

Dave Burns and Matias Viegener make a big find in the hills of Los Angeles: a bunch of bananas, ready for picking Austin Young/FallenFruit.org hide caption

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Three Los Angeles artists are trying to create a community around gathering what they call "fallen fruit" — fruit that falls onto public property from trees planted on private property.

Day to Day producer Skye Rohde reports on the effort, and community reaction to picking this fruit.

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