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Food Shift Plants Seeds of Food Consciousness with Airbnb

Posted in Blog on Monday, May 12th, 2014

Earlier this year, Airbnb hired Food Shift to manage food recovery for their four-day 800-staff convention in San Francisco. The occasion of Earth Week inspired Airbnb to hire Food Shift to create a 5 day program for Airbnb staff highlighting

The Best Way to Shift Food to Those in Need

Posted in In the Media on Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Would you eat scraps off other people plates to keep food from going to waste? Dana Frasz did. What started as a personal vendetta against food waste — and a 25 lb. weight gain — has now become FoodShift, a food recovery program that’s got an amazing business model for making sure that food can be shifted to those in need in a most sustainable way.

Measuring Food Waste

Posted in In the Media on Saturday, January 4th, 2014

The East Bay Express investigates food waste in local grocery stores and rates them on their practices. How does your favorite store rate?

Are Food Expiration Date Labels Making You a Wasteful Person?

Posted in In the Media on Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Each year, an obscene amount of food is wasted in the U.S. and around the world—and confusing and inconsistent food date labels are making the matter worse. Check out Director Dana Frasz’s article summarizing a new report on our bewildering date label system.

Food Shift launches petition to EPA to implement national food waste program

Posted in Blog, In the Media on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

We just launched a petition to help urge the US Environmental Protection Agency to adopt Food: Too Good to Waste, a comprehensive toolkit to help families and individuals across the country reduce the amount of food they lose and waste

Tis’ the season to take action!

Posted in Blog on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

5 million tons of food will be wasted between Thanskgiving and New Year’s Eve in the United States. That’s enough to fill a 100 story building 14 times. Want to help lower that number? There’s many online tips on how to reduce

Reduce Household Food Waste by Trading Meals with your Neighbors

Posted in Blog on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

I really enjoy cooking, and I value dinners at home with my family on weeknights. But I was having trouble making it happen on a regular basis and I was continually missing the mark on how much food to buy

Dana Frasz and FoodShift: Reducing Food Waste and Growing Resilient Communities

Posted in In the Media on Monday, November 11th, 2013

The Good Food Web: Dana Frasz and FoodShift: Reducing Food Waste and Growing Resilient Communities

Don’t Waste Your Food

Posted in In the Media on Friday, November 1st, 2013

Food for Thought: Huffington Post – “Don’t Waste Your Food”

Food Skills We’re Learning in Intentional Community

Posted in Blog on Friday, November 1st, 2013

I live in an intentional community in the Northern San Francisco Bay Area. We have big gardens, chickens, a community room that’s an old renovated barn and though most of us work off the property, we do a lot of

Reducing Food Waste

Posted in In the Media on Thursday, October 24th, 2013

KQED Forum: “Reducing Food Waste”

Treasures in the Trash: Diving for Food in the East Bay

Posted in Blog on Friday, October 18th, 2013

I felt a combination of apprehension and excitement as I prepared for my first dumpster diving mission. While gathering my flashlight, rubber gloves, and old shoes, I pictured my Honda Civic filled with bags of lettuce and wondered how much

In the Trash: The Wasted 40% of Food

Posted in In the Media on Monday, October 14th, 2013

Bay Area Bites: KQED – “In the Trash: The Wasted 40% of Food”

With Hunger a National Issue… Why is 40% of Food Produced in the US Wasted?

Posted in In the Media on Monday, October 7th, 2013

Answers 4 the Family: “With Hunger a National Issue… Why is 40% of Food Produced in the US Wasted?”

Waste Not, Want Not

Posted in In the Media on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Real Food, Real Talk Radio Show: “Waste Not, Want Not”

The Largest “WE” in Human History

Posted in Blog on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Who is going to finance the new economy, the economy that moves beyond “sustain” to regeneration? Who is going to invest in the new social entrepreneurs who can transform poverty into purpose? The answer is: we are. It is our

Food Expiration Date Labels Trick People into Wasting Food, Money, and Natural Resources

Posted in In the Media on Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Earth Island Journal: Food Expiration Date Labels Trick People into Wasting Food, Money, and Natural Resources

Food Shift featured on 10,000 Fearless chocolate bars!

Posted in In the Media on Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Food Shift’s Founder, Dana Frasz, was selected as Changemaker of the Year by Fearless Chocolate and is now featured on 10,000 of their coffee flavored chocolate bars!  We’re so thrilled about this!  When choosing chocolate, we encourage you to purchase

How College Students Use the Power of a Grilled Cheese to Change the World

Posted in Blog on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Did you know*… 1.2 billion people on the planet are severely undernourished 870 million live in a state of perpetual, chronic hunger 8500 children die every day from hunger – or about one child every 10 seconds FeelGood, a non-profit

An All You Eat Cycle of Waste

Posted in Blog on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The all you can eat India buffet in downtown Asheville is always packed. Electronic music pulses though the space. Hindu Gods stare down from their perches on the wall. It is a free-for-all, and the line stretches out the door.