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Rob Zeaske
Chief Executive Officer, Second Harvest Heartland

For the one in 10 Minnesotans struggling with hunger, fresh produce is often out of reach whether due to cost or other access barriers. At the same time, millions of pounds of food from grocery store shelves across the state go unused each year. Second Harvest Heartland’s Food Rescue program offers an innovative solution: Partner with local retail grocers to divert food being removed from store shelves to help feed hungry people. Rob Zeaske, Second Harvest Heartland’s Chief Executive Officer, says the Retail Food Rescue program is the food bank’s fastest-growing food program. “Fresh and healthy food are becoming increasingly …

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