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The Food Shift Kitchen Essential Supplies List

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Posted in Blog on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Every week, an abundance of recovered produce finds its way into The Food Shift Kitchen. It’s important that we’re ready to transform surplus food into nutritious products for the community, while providing employment for the formerly homeless. Having essential kitchen

Voices from the Food Shift Kitchen: Monique

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Posted in Blog on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Meet Monique! By Heidi Buelow Let me introduce you to Monique Assen, one of our kitchen apprentices at Food Shift!  Monique is a wonderful woman full of cheerful energy who loves to cook.  In addition to working in the kitchen, Monique

Food Shift featured in the Alameda Sun!

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Posted in Blog, Uncategorized on Thursday, May 4th, 2017

The Alameda Sun featured an article about us in their blog! Find out how the Food Shift Kitchen is providing job training and employment while creating nutritious meals for the community.

“Food is an important component of self-sufficiency,” said APC  Executive Director Doug Biggs. “But food alone cannot lead to  success, people also need job skills.” Because APC’s goal is to  help individuals gain work-ready skills and become self-sufficient, their partnership with TFSK was a no-brainer.

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Reflections on the impact of the Alameda Kitchen program

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Posted in Blog on Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Scraping leftovers into the trash, tossing out unused and ugly produce, and rarely utilizing her freezer for storage, Guiselle Reyna says in hindsight, “I didn’t realize how much food I wasted until interning with Food Shift’s Alameda Kitchen!” Prior to