Each year in the United States, billions of pounds of food go to waste. At the same time, millions of Americans suffer from food insecurity.
The Farmlink Project connects farms with a surplus of fresh, nutritious produce to communities in need.
The USDA estimates that 30-40 percent of the food supply in the United States goes to waste every year.
According to the USDA, the prevalence of adult chronic conditions in food-insecure households are found to be 18 percent higher than those in food-secure households
If food waste was a country, it would be the third-largest contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions.