A simple idea that came out of hearing a story on the radio. For Tracy Oseran, it was something she had to do: reduce food waste by helping find and distribute food that would otherwise be thrown out — perfectly edible food—from supermarkets, farmer’s markets, events, and restaurants, and deliver that food to agencies and schools that work directly with those facing food insecurity and hunger concerns. Last year her company, Urban Gleaners rescued over 500,000 pounds of food from being thrown into landfills, and instead fed to people as a means of reducing hunger.
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