Walk Talk Listen Podcast

Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Max Finberg (episode 35)

April 14, 2021
Max Finberg is the President and CEO of  Growing Hope Globally. Founded in 1999 as Foods Resource Bank, Growing Hope Globally started when Ohio Farmers Vernon and Carol Sloan invited their neighbors to become part of the solution to world hunger by shipping corn from their fields to developing countries. They quickly learned shipping was too costly – nearly 15 times the cost of the grain itself – and would wreak havoc on local farmers and markets. Then they came up with a unique solution: Use the proceeds from crops raised and sold in the U.S. to fund agricultural development programs overseas. That seed of an idea has blossomed into a network of community Growing Projects in more than 20 states.  Together, GHG served over 2 million people and helped them to grow lasting solutions to hunger. You can follow Max his organization via facebook, instagram and twitter.
 
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