Students talk with Riza Bey about his garden near the Yedikule walls. He also shared some wonderful personal photos with us.
Riza Bey and other Yedikule gardeners and residents at “Crazy Toma’s” lettuce garden, 1963. Man at middle-right is holding a lettuce leaf.
A bittersweet return to “Crazy Toma’s” lettuce garden, now a mosque.
Riza Bey prepares to take fresh produce from the gardens to market, early 1960s