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Produce Good: reducing waste while feeding the hungry in San Diego

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SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Did you know that 40% of all food is wasted and 1 in 6 San Diegans doesn’t know where their next meal is coming from?

The non-profit, Produce Good is doing all they can to fix those two troubling statistics by recovering produce from farmers markets and even from the ground of produce groves. Since 2014, the group has recovered over 160,000 pounds of produce and turned them into 1 million servings for the hungry of San Diego.

In addition, the group has diverted over 167 tons of edible food from entering the landfill since 2010.

Co-Founder and Executive Director of Produce Good, Nita Kurmins Gilson, joined Morning Extra to talk about the amazing things she and her team of volunteers are doing!

If you would like to donate to Produce Good, you can do so here

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