Matt Van Diepen, Urban Farmer. Matt has contributed much to the Mar Vista Community ever since he graduated from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. He is a volunteer with Transition LA, having helped many community members build "Little Free Libraries" to be installed in their front yards. He's an active member of Seed Library of Los Angeles (SLOLA), which is based at the Learning Garden @ Venice HS. He is also an active member of the Healing Gardens organization, which builds vegetable garden planters to place on community sidewalks. Additionally, Matt has volunteered at Mar Vista schools providing his expertise on community workdays.