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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Food Shift and SV2 Celebrate Exciting Partnership Launch

Posted in Blog on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

We are excited to announce that Food Shift has been chosen as a recipient of SV2’s 2014 Environment Grant! As a grantee, Food Shift will receive $90,000 over the course of three years, as well as professional advising and consulting

Food Shift and Founder Dana Frasz’s Vision Featured on Grist

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

Food Shift’s development as an organization and most recent milestone towards revolutionizing the food recovery sector were featured in an article on Grist this month. The article discusses Frasz’s early inspirations from traveling to Southeast Asia and the food recovery program she

Food Shift, BALLE, and the Local Food Ecosystem

Posted in Blog on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

This June the Oakland community played host to the BALLE Conference; a three day gathering of local economic leaders, innovators and investors from across North America. Food Shift played a key role in making it a zero waste event, collecting

Encouraging Hotels to Donate Surplus Food

Posted in Blog on Monday, July 14th, 2014

Food Shift founder and director Dana Frasz recently spoke at the Hotel Council of San Francisco’s  Zero Waste Banquets and Catering Seminar, which was hosted by Recology. Dana encouraged the hotel, restaurant, and food industry to deepen their efforts to