"I don't think of it as stealing. These things were planted by a person who was going to harvest them. That person no longer has the ability to. It's not like the bank people who sit in their offices are going to come out here and pick figs."
Kelly Callahan of Atlanta, who picks food in the yards of empty homes in foreclosure. At Vacant Homes, Foraging For Fruit, Kim Severson, New York Times 15 August 2011.