BMN: Hunger Fighters: Bounty and Soul provides for community

From the Black Mountain News:

Hunger Fighters: Bounty and Soul provides for community

by Barbara Hootman

Bounty and Soul, a local non-profit organization run by volunteers, strives to help create healthier communities by providing fresh, healthy food, nutritional literacy, and health and wellness resources to those that need a fresh food supply. It is fighting hunger one market at a time in the Valley.“I am passionate about eradicating hunger and food insecurity in Western North Carolina,” Ali Casparian, founder and executive director of Bounty and Soul, said. “Currently one in four children experiences food insecurity in North Carolina. That is ridiculous, since we waste as much as 40 percent of our food supply in this country.

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