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Food Shift featured by RSF Social Finance

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Posted in In the Media on Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Our friends at RSF Social Finance featured an article about us on their blog. It tells the story of why Dana founded Food Shift. Read the article to discover the vision that led Dana to create Food Shift and the path she

Featured in Sierra Magazine

Posted in In the Media on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Its an honor to be included in this list of innovative organizations including our friends at Imperfect and the organization of one of our biggest inspirations – Robert Egger’s LA Kitchen. Together we are shifting food and shaping a more

Q&A with Dana Frasz, Founder and Director, Food Shift

Posted in In the Media on Thursday, August 25th, 2016

The Specialty Food Association did a great interview with Dana. They asked a lot of great questions about reducing wasted food and how people can help. Read the full interview here. *** “What prompted your organization to do what you

Dana Frasz speaks at the True Cost of American Food Conference

Posted in In the Media on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Food Shift Founder & Director Dana Frasz spoke at The True Cost of American Food Conference on April 15th. The conference brought together a wide range of leaders and interested citizens to address one of the most critical barriers currently preventing sustainable food systems

Food Shift at Santa Clara’s first Food Rescue Forum

Posted in In the Media on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Food Shift founder and director Dana Frasz delivered the first keynote at the Inaugural Silicon Valley Food Rescue Forum. The forum was originally proposed by Dana as a result of research conducted by Food Shift in Santa Clara County. Attended by

Alameda Kitchen in the Press: 2016

Posted in In the Media on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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Check out these articles featuring Food Shift and the Alameda Kitchen in 2016! “WASTE NOT: Food Shift launches a test kitchen for a better food system” — Edible East Bay “15 Minutes with Dana Frasz” — California Grocer share:

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

Alameda Kitchen in the Press: 2015

Posted in Blog, In the Media on Friday, October 30th, 2015
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Check out what the press is saying about the Alameda Kitchen! Learn about Food Shift’s inspiration for the kitchen, how the vision has progressed since then, and where we hope to go in the future.  “Alameda Kitchen Transforms Places, Produce, People”

Dana Frasz among 2015 Mic50 honorees!

Posted in In the Media on Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Food Shift’s founder Dana Frasz has been selected as an honoree for the inaugural Mic50, which recognizes “the next generation of leaders, innovators, and cultural influencers.” Check out Dana’s profile on the Mic50 website, and get inspired by the work of her

SF Chronicle on Food Shift and Ugly Produce

Posted in In the Media on Thursday, May 28th, 2015

This May, the San Francisco Chronicle featured a front-page article about the work Food Shift and fellow environmental organizations are doing to fight food waste and find uses for “cosmetically challenged” produce. Check out the article to read about how restaurants and grocery

Dana Frasz’s SV2 Presentation

Posted in In the Media on Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Unpacking the Reasons for Wasted Food: A Conversation with Dana Frasz and Warren and Betsy Talbot

Posted in In the Media on Friday, March 13th, 2015
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Last week, Food Shift founder Dana Frasz was interviewed about wasted food by authors and relationship gurus Warren and Betsy Talbot, who talk about traveling the world and repairing personal relationships through their website and podcast Married with Luggage. Warren and Betsy

Eco Evolution – Local Food for the Global Shift, With Dana Frasz, founder of Food Shift, and Andrew Hasse, producer of the film Edible City

Posted in Blog, In the Media on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

LISTEN TO Eco Evolution: There are major changes taking place in local food systems and how we source and consume food. Wasted food is a major economic and ecological problem, being addressed by many groups including Dana Frasz’ non-profit Food

Specialty Food Association Features Food Shift’s ‘New Model’

Posted in In the Media on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Food Shift’s food recovery and waste tracking program with Andronico’s Community Markets is featured on the Specialty Food Association website. Read the full length article here. Chad Solari, the Director of Produce and Floral at Andronico’s Community Markets, remarks upon

Food Shift Director Speaks in “Waste Not” Premiere Event Panel

Posted in In the Media on Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Food Shift Director Dana Frasz was featured in the documentary “Waste Not,” a student-produced film focused on food and how it’s wasted. Dana also spoke in a panel at the event’s premier in Tacoma, WA in November 2014. Learn more about

Food Shift Featured in the Stanford Social Innovation Review

Posted in In the Media on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Food Shift Director Dana Frasz was featured in an article about the food waste ban in Massachusetts! Read the full article here.   share:

Specialty Food Foundation Announces Grants to 14 Anti-Hunger Programs

Posted in In the Media on Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Organizations to be Celebrated at Winter Fancy Food Show NEW YORK (Dec. 17, 2014) – The Specialty Food Foundation has awarded $250,000 in grants to support innovative organizations in ten states that are working to address hunger and improve food

Food Shift and Founder Dana Frasz’s Vision Featured on Grist

Posted in In the Media on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Food Shift’s development as an organization and most recent milestone towards revolutionizing the food recovery sector were featured in an article on Grist this month. The article discusses Frasz’s early inspirations from traveling to Southeast Asia and the food recovery program she

Thank you for our Second BART Blue Sky Win!

Posted in In the Media on Monday, June 23rd, 2014

From all of us at Food Shift, we’d like to extend our sincere thanks and gratitude to our community for helping us win the BART Blue Sky contest last month. It was inspiring to see volunteers, friends, family and allies rallying

Food Shift Wins the SV2 Environment Grant!

Posted in In the Media on Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Food Shift was selected as the environmental grant round recipient by the Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2). The grant comes with three years of financial support, mentorship, and strategic leadership training. We have loved working with the SV2 team