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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Food Shift Links Food Waste and Water Waste Through BART Ads

Posted in Blog on Friday, August 29th, 2014
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California is experiencing an off the charts drought, with this past year being the driest in the state’s history. This has caused intense wildfires of unprecedented numbers, resulted in over $800 million in crop loss, put over 17,000 agricultural employees

14,000 Pounds of Food Distributed to Oakland Families through Food Shift’s School Food Recovery Program

Posted in Blog on Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Food Shift started a food recovery program with Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) in May 2013, and recovered a total of 14,000 pounds of food. Food Shift expanded the program to 13 different schools where excess edible food was collected from cafeterias and

Feeding 5000 People with Recovered Food!

Posted in Blog, Events on Friday, August 29th, 2014
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  On Saturday, October 18, 2014 the first ever Feeding the 5000 event in the US took place from 12:00 – 4:00 PM in Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland as part of a global campaign to catalyze awareness and action toward