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Fumetti was responsible for growing projects in seven states. The Dubuque-area growing project was named Growing Hope. Local congregtions support the project which include soybeans, sweet corn, and field corn. When the crops are harvested and sold, the profits go to Foods Resource Bank along with donations.
Food sustainability projects have provided clean water in Kenya, demonstration farms in Nicaragua, new techniques for growing rice in Cambodia and reintroduction of traditional crops in Zambia.
Nevans-Pederson, Mary, "Dubuque Woman Spearheads a Growing Concern," Telegraph Herald, September 15, 2008, p. 1