Rafael Duckur, an organic farmer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, relies mostly on the community-supported agriculture (CSA) model, where his produce goes directly to consumers. While his customer base is strong, the pandemic has stopped his sales to schools and restaurants, and Ducker was disheartened to see surplus food going to waste, when so many are going hungry. Putting out a call on social media, he teamed up with a neighboring organic farmer, and together they initiated a network of farmers working to help families in the favelas in need of food. Supported by cash donations and "Robin Hood baskets" (whereby the purchase of two boxes enable a farmer to give one box for free), the network have distributed more than 400 boxes of food in four favelas.

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