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Italian Street Food Fest – West Berkeley

Posted in Events on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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For tickets visit The Italian Street Food Fest Eventbright page Entry is free Menu tickets are limited and price will raise the day of the event! All event proceeds will be donated to Food Shift, an Oakland-based charity that fights

Soup-rise! The next phase of the Alameda Kitchen.

Posted in Blog, Events on Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Food Shift’s newest project, the Alameda Kitchen has been training and employing residents at the Alameda Point Collaborative for over a month, and we’re excited to announce we are now starting to distribute the yummy soup and creative sides they’re making!

EVENT: Waste Not, Want Not: a Deep Dive Into Food Waste

Posted in Blog, Events on Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Waste Not, Want Not: a Deep Dive Into Food Waste May 19, 2016   |   6-8 pm Food Craft Institute   |  65 Webster Street •  Oakland, CA  •  94607 Around 40 % of all food produced in the United States ends

Social Innovation Event to Discuss Solutions to Hunger & Poverty

Posted in Blog, Events on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Mark your calendars to join this important conversation where local leaders and community members spend a day designing robust, healthful, and sustainable local economy that promotes thriving communities. Alameda County’s All In to End Hunger Campaign has been working hard

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

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

Join Food Shift for a Fall Persimmon Harvest!

Posted in Events on Friday, October 30th, 2015
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Join Food Shift for a FREE event to stop fruit from being wasted and get it to those in need! On November 7th and 14th (from 10am to 1pm) come pick persimmons from a farm in Vacaville for donation to a food

You’re Invited: San Francisco’s Farm to Fork Expo on 8/29!

Posted in Events on Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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Visit our table at the Farm to Fork Expo on August 29th in San Francisco, and hear Food Shift Founder & Director Dana Frasz speak! The event is part farmers’ market, part conference, and part concert. From 2-6pm there is a FREE

Food Shift to be Featured in the 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste!

Posted in Events on Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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This Wednesday, Food Shift will be speaking on a panel for the 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste! Hanna Morris, our Program Coordinator, will be speaking alongside Dr. Vivek Agrawal from Annakshetra, and Robert Lee from Rescuing Leftover Cuisine. The group

“Just Eat It” Screening, June 2 in Berkeley

Posted in Events on Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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You Are Invited! On Tuesday, June 2, Food Shift and the San Francisco Green Film Festival will be screening Just Eat It, a film about a couple that sets out to eat only salvaged food for one year,  at the David Brower Center

You’re Invited to the FARMcurious Holiday Party!

Posted in Blog, Events on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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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
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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
A breakfast of recovered food at the Zero Food Waste Forum.

  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

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

Encouraging Hotels to Donate Surplus Food

Posted in Events on Friday, June 20th, 2014
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Food Shift will be participating in the Hotel Council of San Francisco’s seminar on June 24th at Recology Golden Gate. The seminar will bring together vendors, hotel staff, and community organizations to discuss how we can work together to reduce

Food IT: Soil to Fork Conference

Posted in Events on Friday, June 20th, 2014
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        Food Shift will be speaking at the “Food IT: Soil to Fork Conference.” This day-long event will bring together start-ups, investors, established players from the technology and food & agriculture industries, as well as representatives from

Celebrate with Food Shift at the GOOD 100 Event!

Posted in Events, In the Media on Friday, June 20th, 2014
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GOOD has compiled a list of the 100 people who are doing good in their communities across the US in 2014 and Food Shift Founder Dana Frasz made the list! Check out her profile and join us at the celebration

Dive! Film Screening and Q & A with Food Shift Director, Dana Frasz on Aug 6th

Posted in Events, In the Media on Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Inspired by a curiosity about our country’s careless habit of sending food straight to landfills, the multi award-winning documentary DIVE! follows filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of LA

Panel discussion on Hunger in the East Bay on April 5th

Posted in Events on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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This Saturday, April 5, join Food Shift Program Director, Kelly ErnstFriedman, on a panel discussion around Hunger in the East Bay! This will be a discussion on the issue of hunger and how it impacts families in the Bay Area.