Fresh Vegetables to Feed France’s Poor

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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51 comments

Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson4 years ago

sounds great!

Leanne Berghuis
Leanne Berghuis4 years ago

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.

caroline schnettler
Caroline S.4 years ago

Bravo et merci!

Victoria S.
Victoria S.4 years ago

Wonderful idea, hope it spreads

Sonny Honrado
Sonny Honrado4 years ago

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

Mari Garcia
Mari Garcia4 years ago

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

Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W.4 years ago

great idea

Diana S.
Diana S.4 years ago

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

New G.
New G.4 years ago

Thank you.

Mary L.
Mary L.4 years ago

Great idea, are they compensated in any way?