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Growing Hope in Ypsilanti: Cynthia Vanrenterghem

Cynthia Vanrenterghem demonstrates the role that nonprofit organizations can play in supporting food sustainability.

Local food systems are extremely complex and community-based work is a long-term commitment, one that requires strong relationships with a broad range of people. Growing Hope, an Ypsilanti-based, 501c3 nonprofit organization is leading the way to foster an equitable and sustainable local food system where all people are empowered to grow, buy, sell, prepare, and eat nourishing food. In this segment Cynthia and Benjamin talk about the impact that community-based organizations can have on sustainable local food systems.

Cynthia Vanrenterghem is the Executive Director of Growing Hope. Cynthia’s bio here.

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