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While terrorists torch wheat fields in Israel’s south and cherry trees in Gush Etzion Leket Israel is devoted to rescuing and redistributing healthy food around the country. Eve Harow interviews Joseph Gitler, who is working towards eliminating waste and helping Israel. Hear more on today's Rejuvenation.
Nevet figures show the impact of a healthy breakfast sandwich.
"This land is one of the only fields in Israel where produce is grown specifically for this purpose, and it's the only field that has a greenhouse to grow staple vegetables."
“What better way to reconnect people with nature than by encouraging them to get out and get their hands dirty."
"Showing the youth that they can make a true difference even with limited time, is of utmost importance in empowering the future generation."
Many of the project's volunteers this year are Israeli special needs teenagers from Gan Yavne.
Leket Israel says food rescue would narrow the food insecurity gap by 73% of what it costs to the economy.