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Sales Volunteer: The Food Shift Kitchen

Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Job Description: The Food Shift Sales Volunteer will support the sales pipeline and intake process. This role is crucial to our operations and capacity to reduce wasted food, feed communities, and create jobs in our kitchen. Information: Title: Food Shift

Sales Intern: The Food Shift Kitchen

Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Job Description: The Food Shift Sales Intern will support the sales pipeline and intake process. This role is crucial to our operations and capacity to reduce wasted food, feed communities, and create jobs in our kitchen. Information: Title: Food Shift

Food Shift culinary program graduate, Anthony

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Posted in Blog, Uncategorized on Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Uplifting and inspiring visit today from Food Shift culinary program graduate, Anthony. He is now working 2 part-time jobs, saving money for the first time and going to school! We talked about how he feels and what he’s learning and he

Auctioned Persian Dinner a Success!

Posted in Blog on Monday, March 11th, 2019

A group of 8 friends and supporters enjoyed a fun, family-style Persian buffet at the home of a Food Shift volunteer in early March, an offering that went to the highest bidder at the silent auction portion of Food Shift’s

Ribollita – an easy stew using leftovers for dinner

Posted in Articles, Blog, Recipes, Uncategorized on Monday, February 4th, 2019

At Food Shift our efforts are focused on recovering good food that would otherwise be wasted. We know that Americans throw away an estimated 25% of the food they bring home, so we’d like to start sharing some inspiring recipes to

Food Shift’s Job Training Program Changes Lives for Formerly Homeless Apprentices

Posted in Articles, Blog on Friday, December 21st, 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, we are happy to share some inspiring success stories from The Food Shift Kitchen, our social enterprise that provides culinary workforce training and employment to jobless adults while rescuing food and feeding the community.

Food Shift Featured in Sustainable Oakland Report

Posted in Blog, In the Media on Monday, October 29th, 2018

Food Shift is honored to be featured alongside other successful community projects in the Sustainable Oakland Report for 2016-2017! Food Shift is listed under the “Sustainable Consumption and Production” section. We at Food Shift wholeheartedly agree with the report’s statement

Henrika’s Speech – Life Before & After Encountering The APC

Posted in Blog on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

The first day of February was a significant one for all of us at Food Shift. The 3rdclass of apprentices graduated from the Culinary Employment and Certification Programat The Food Shift Kitchen (TFSK). The program, which began in 2016, equips

Dinner with Andy Fisher: Fighting Hunger with Economic Justice

Posted in Blog on Thursday, June 14th, 2018
Dana and Andy holding up a copy of Andy's book

On Thursday, April 19th The Food Shift Kitchen & Imperfect Produce hosted a special event featuring Andy Fisher, author of Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups. Andy is an activist and food justice advocate who