food gleaning market-NBCVideoAfter hearing the shocking figure that up to 40 percent of produce goes to waste in the fields, Christy Porter founded Hidden Harvest an organization that employs the working poor to rescue farmers’ leftover produce to feed the hungry.

The organization serves those who can’t afford fresh produce, especially seniors, by redistributing surplus fresh fruits and vegetables at free farmers markets.

Hidden Harvest has also now become part of the Clinton Global Initiative.

(WATCH the Making a Difference video below from NBC)

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