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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Innovations in Healthy Food Access and Finance Symposium

Posted in Events on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
Dana Frasz working to create the Alameda Kitchen poses for a photograph in the kitchen at the Alameda Point Collaborative, a supportive housing community helping families and individuals with homelessness and poverty, in Alameda, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. Frasz is the founder and director of the non-profit Food Shift which works with communities, businesses and governments to create sustainable solutions to reduce food waste and hunger. The Alameda Kitchen will use kitchen space at the Alameda Point Collaborative to transform donated fresh fruits and vegetables into affordable, nutritious meals, along with providing job training for residents at the collaborative. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group)

Food Shift Founder & Director Dana Frasz will be speaking at a panel during the Innovations in Healthy Food Access and Finance Symposium on December 14th in San Francisco. The event is from 8:30am – 2:30pm at the Federal Reserve Bank of

Check out the Green Thumbprint podcast with Keith Tanner and guest speaker Dana Frasz of Food Shift.

Posted in Blog, In the Media on Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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In this podcast Dana has a conversation with Keith about her journey into the food recovery scene and what inspired her to join the movement. They discuss the impact of food waste on climate change, the local community, and why

Sugarless Smoothies Still Sweet in the Alameda Kitchen

Posted in Blog on Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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Meet Henrika. Henrika and her daughter have been residents at Alameda Point Collaborative (APC), a housing community for formerly homeless individuals and families, for six years. When we told her about the Alameda Kitchen, a program that will employ APC

You’re Invited: A Night of Fine Dining in a Dumpster!

Posted in Blog, Events on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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The Salvage Supperclub will be hosting dinner on December 5th and 6th in Berkeley, California’s Gourmet Ghetto. Chef Pesha Perlsweig will be transforming food that would otherwise go to waste into a six-course veg-forward dining experience with two cocktails and

La Cocina Food & Entrepreneurship Conference 2015

Posted in Events on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Food Shift Founder & Director Dana Frasz will be speaking on a panel at the La Cocina Food and Entrepreneurship Conference this weekend (Nov 7-8) in San Francisco! At the Conference on Sunday, we will discuss how food, urbanization, and the