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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Dive! Film Screening and Q & A with Food Shift Director, Dana Frasz on Aug 6th

Posted in Events, In the Media on Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Inspired by a curiosity about our country’s careless habit of sending food straight to landfills, the multi award-winning documentary DIVE! follows filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of LA

When your produce gets wasted, it’s really a cry for help

Posted in In the Media on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Grist columnist Nathanael Johnson attended last month’s CUESA panel on innovative ways to reduce food waste. Read more of his take-aways here. share:

Listen to Dana Frasz’s presentation to the Pachamama Alliance

Posted in In the Media on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Last month Dana Frasz led a fantastic presentation, sponsored by the Pachamama Alliance on reducing food waste. The talk was part of the Monthly Gathering Series held at the Peña Pachamama restaurant in San Francisco. Check out the presentation here! share:

CUESA Panel Cooks Up New Ideas

Posted in In the Media on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Check out this audio recording of panelists including Food Shift founder Dana Frasz, Dana Gunders and Cropmobster’s Founder speaking on last month’s panel “Beyond the Green Bin.” The panel inspired lots of discussion on blogs like 350foods and Grist. share:

What a Waste: US Campaign Targets Why We Trash 133 Billion Pounds of Food a Year

Posted in In the Media on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Check out Dana Frasz in UC Berkeley’s California Magazine article on the problem of wasted food and what Food Shift is doing about it. share:

Food donation stalls as university plays liability ‘hot potato’

Posted in Blog on Monday, April 14th, 2014

I stood in front of a large field, stretching over an acre into the distance, lined with rows of eggplants, tomatoes, chard, and zucchinis—all rotting to waste. This field was the product of a plant science class I had recently

Dana Frasz named in Good 100

Posted in Blog, In the Media on Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Food Shift Founder and Director Dana Frasz was selected by Good 100  as one of the top global citizens of 2014 for her work with food conservation. Read more about the honor here. share:

Food Shift receives grant from Give Something Back Foundation

Posted in In the Media on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Thank you, Give Something Back customers! Because of your votes, Food Shift was awarded over $6,000 from the Give Something Back Foundation. Over the past 20 years, Give Something Back has donated over $5 million dollars in profits back to

Thank you Tanya and welcome Ciara!

Posted in In the Media on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

After 14 months leading our volunteer team, Tanya Chang was accepted to Duke University’s business program and will soon be heading to North Carolina! We’re excited for Tanya and grateful for all that she’s done for us at Food Shift.

Getting Ahead of the Green Bin

Posted in In the Media on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Check out’s take-aways from the March 24th CUESA panel in which Dana Frasz spoke about wasted food. share:

Panel discussion on Hunger in the East Bay on April 5th

Posted in Events on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

This Saturday, April 5, join Food Shift Program Director, Kelly ErnstFriedman, on a panel discussion around Hunger in the East Bay! This will be a discussion on the issue of hunger and how it impacts families in the Bay Area.

A Note from Food Shift on COVID-19

An update on Food Shift's response to COVID-19: for the people, by the people, and with the people.