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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Local Food, Local Economies – Exploring the Bay Area Food System panel on March 19th

Posted in Events on Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Wednesday, March 19th from 6-9:00 PM at The David Brower Center (2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704) How can local food systems nurture the local economy and create jobs? How can a local food system enable access to healthy sustainable

Young filmmaker captures Food Shift’s unique voice

Posted in Blog on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Hi, my name’s Joe. I am the creator of  Shift,  a documentary about Food Shift and the problems arising from food waste. It’s astounding to see so much work and ingenuity from an organization of Food Shift’s size, and I’m happy

The Best Way to Shift Food to Those in Need

Posted in In the Media on Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Would you eat scraps off other people plates to keep food from going to waste? Dana Frasz did. What started as a personal vendetta against food waste — and a 25 lb. weight gain — has now become FoodShift, a food recovery program that’s got an amazing business model for making sure that food can be shifted to those in need in a most sustainable way.

Food Shift is recruiting new volunteers!

Posted in In the Media on Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Food Shift’s team is expanding! Want to help reduce wasted food AND build your resume? Check out our open volunteer positions and apply today!  share:

Food Shift Director highlighted at the Pachamama Alliance Monthly Gathering in SF on March 11

Posted in Events on Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Tuesday, March 11 from 7-9 PM at Peña Pachamama (1630 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA) Director Dana Frasz will share her personal journey of working in the food recovery system, and discuss Food Shift’s unique vision and programs. Click here to

Big Win! Airbnb hires Food Shift to manage recovery

Posted in Blog, Events, In the Media on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Two weeks ago Airbnb hired Food Shift to manage the recovery and redistribution of surplus food from their four-day, 800 person all-staff convention in San Francisco. Despite the wind and rain, we worked closely with Off the Grid, La Cocina,

Reducing food waste in Oakland schools

Posted in Blog, In the Media on Sunday, February 9th, 2014

  Bo hands 7 year-old Ana a tray with a slice of pepperoni pizza, a package of baby carrots, an apple, and a carton of milk. There are traces of icing on Ana’s face from a special birthday party her