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Fresh Vegetables to Feed France’s Poor

Market Traders Help France's Poor Amid Soaring Food Prices.
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A French charity has come up with an innovative way of cutting down on waste – and making sure the country’s poor get enough to eat. Instead of throwing their unsold produce away, market traders have been persuaded to donate it to those in need. Photo Credit: Infrogmation via Flickr.

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3:24PM PDT on Jun 16, 2012

sounds great!

5:22PM PDT on Jun 10, 2012

A great and commonsense idea! Although we have similar practices in Australia - it is not as widespread as it could be. Many more sections of the community stand to benefit.

1:30AM PDT on May 23, 2012

Bravo et merci!

5:00AM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

Wonderful idea, hope it spreads

8:57PM PDT on Apr 3, 2012

Great idea. How about poor people in Spain and Portugal?

3:57PM PDT on Apr 2, 2012

awesome idea, until america where we just throw perfectly good food away every night

8:48AM PDT on Apr 2, 2012

great idea

2:26PM PDT on Mar 31, 2012

A great idea, but not a new one. Glad to see that it's still alive.

2:30PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

Thank you.

12:08PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

Great idea, are they compensated in any way?

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