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July 13th 2013:True Nourishment: Innovative Solutions to Solve Hunger and Serve Entire Communities

50 million Americans go hungry every day, and yet there is enough food for everyone in this abundant nation. You may think this is too large a problem for one person to handle. Not so say Nick Papadopoulos of CropMobster and Suzi Grady of Petaluma Bounty Hunters. One part of the solution lies in redistribution of our food wealth and they are finding ways for everyday people to creatively solve the problem. CropMobster has created an online platform and hub in which local farms, ranches or other food sellers can announce offers of discounted, donated or free food at risk of going to waste. Wit

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Suzi Grady

Suzi Grady is the Program Director of Petaluma Bounty. Previously the Bounty Farm Manager, she has eight years of experience in building community around food access, gardening and food system collaboration. She is fluent in Spanish, trained as a farmer at UC Santa Cruz, a certified permaculturist, and taught organic gardening and nutrition at a school garden program in San Francisco for two years
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Nick Papadopoulos

Nick Papadopoulos is the General Manager of Bloomfield Farms and the Co-Founder of CropMobster.com. He and his good friends started CropMobster in March 2013 after months of watching perfectly nutritious food go unsold and end up in the compost pile or with the chickens. Knowing that one in six Americans are food insecure, and that over half of the nation’s small farmers struggle to remain profitable, Nick was inspired to build a new model and help create a better way to connect the dots, build community and bring reason to an insanely broken food system. CropMobster has been featured by Larry King, National Public Radio and was selected as the winner of the 2013 Sierra Nevada Innovation Cha
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