FRB growing project in SW Michigan raises over one million dollars in ten years of “growing lasting solutions to hunger”

A passionate collaborative effort by six local churches and volunteers has helped a local Foods Resource Bank (FRB) Growing Project exceed $1 Million in proceeds for overseas food security. 

After 10 years of harvesting crops for the Foods Resource Bank through the partnership with growers and volunteers, the Kalamazoo County-Calhoun County growing project has raised $1,007,018 for world hunger by 2013. 

07/11/2013 | Comments: 0 | Add Comment | Read More

Food and a Future for Eduardo’s Children in Nicaragua

Eduardo farms a small, hilly plot of land in the rain forest along the border between Honduras and Nicaragua. From his porch you can see corn and beans growing together, pineapple plants being used to prevent soil erosion, a small vegetable patch, and banana trees. It has taken thirteen years of hard work, but he is now able to grow enough food to feed his family throughout the year, with enough extra to share with needy neighbors and hungry children in his community.

02/08/2013 | Comments: 0 | Add Comment | Read More
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