John-Paul Maxfield and Waste Farmers are growing a business based on ending waste

To keep up with the world's exploding population, farmers will have to produce more food over the next fifty years than during the past 10,000 years combined. Given environmental issues and a scarcity of fossil resources, this daunting task seems almost impossible. But it's a problem 31-year-old John-Paul Maxfield is determined to solve with his startup company, Waste Farmers. All he needs now is a little financial help.
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Noah Hubbell