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Food Forward

Food Forward Sees One Man's Fruit As Another Man's Meal

Nadine Cheung | Posted 11.07.2014 | Good News

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Gleaning Program Provides Fresh Produce to the Needy

Sarah Spitz | Posted 04.24.2013 | Green
Sarah Spitz

On this particular winter Wednesday, 26 labeled boxes containing 554 pounds of apples, citrus, salad greens, kale, squash, garlic, turnips, cucumbers and radishes have been collected by friendly volunteers wearing hats and aprons that say "Food Forward."

FOOD -- It Really Does Grow on Trees

Rick Nahmias | Posted 10.23.2012 | Impact
Rick Nahmias

Knowing the resources we have growing in this country and the appalling truth about our food waste, no American should be hungry. Not one. One vital solution that costs nothing -- yes, nothing -- is a perspective shift around food.

PBS To Premiere 'New' Kind Of Food TV Show

Posted 03.30.2012 | Home

There are a lot of food TV shows out there -- from competition shows to cooking demonstrations. Is there really room for more food-focused programming...

CNN Hero: Gary Oppenheimer Gathers Excess Produce For Food Pantries

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Gary Oppenheimer saw a big problem. Lots of food is thrown out in American every year -- and we don't mean a dump truck full, we mean lots Estimates a...

Fixing America's Hunger Crisis, in Your Own Backyard

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Daniel Harris

Food Forward goes into people's backyards and picks their fruit when they don't want it. It's a simple concept, but it provides 100,000 lbs of food to L.A.'s hungry every year.

Food Forward Shares Low Hanging Fruit...and then Some

Rick Nahmias | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rick Nahmias

Myself and a growing corps of Angelinos venture out weekly to glean people's excess fruit and donate 100% of it to local food pantries.