In this eye-opening talk, Gary Oppenheimer explains how donating food to your local food drive can actually contribute to the hunger problem! By donating money instead of food, you can leverage your donation by ten times.
Gary Oppenheimer is the founder of AmpleHarvest.org. He now makes his home in the mountains of northern New Jersey, after having lived on a boat on the Hudson River in Manhattan since 1978. He is also a Master Gardener, Rutgers Environmental Steward, former community garden director, Environmental Commissioner in northern New Jersey, an avid gardener, dancer and long distance cyclist.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.