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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Feeding the 5000: An Edible, Nutritious, Delicious and Fun Solution!

Posted in Blog on Friday, November 21st, 2014

Oakland’s Feeding the 5,000 was a great success! A dedicated team of community partners and volunteers mobilized to feed thousands of people while inspiring action toward solutions. 11,000 pounds of produce was turned into soup and smoothies and served to

8 Tips to Reduce Your Waste This Thanksgiving

Posted in Blog on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, so let’s remember that while we’re filling our bellies this Thanksgiving, we shouldn’t be filling landfills with perfectly good food! Here are a few tips on how we can move towards a zero waste

You’re Invited to the FARMcurious Holiday Party!

Posted in Blog, Events on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

FARMcurious will be having their annual holiday party from 1-5 pm on Saturday, December 6 at 247 Marlow Drive in Oakland, and all proceeds from ticket sales and their raffle will go to Food Shift! FARMcurious is a company with

Food Shift and ExtraFood.Org Recover Surplus Food from Bioneers Summit Conference

Posted in Blog, Events on Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Among our many events in October, Food Shift partnered with ExtraFood.org to recover food from the Bioneers Summit Conference in San Rafael on October 17-19, 2014.  Bioneers is a nonprofit educational organization that highlights innovative approaches to human and environmental

Gleaned, Foraged, and Recovered: Food at the Zero Food Waste Forum

Posted in Blog, Events on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

  Food Shift recently co-hosted the Zero Food Waste Forum on October 16 and 17 in Berkeley, CA – an event that brought together government agencies, business leaders, industry experts and organizations from across the country to discuss solutions to wasted food. In