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The Biggest Pick…Evah!

The numbers are in and I am very excited to report our team of approximately 300 volunteer harvested nearly 18,000 lbs of fruit at CSUN’s historic orchard yesterday.  Co-hosted by CSUN’s Institute for Sustainability we had amazing weather, huge turnout … Continue reading

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Our First CAN IT! Class Takes on Meyer Lemons

Our first CAN IT! class on June 4 with The Farmers Kitchen was a great success thanks to Chef Ernest Miller, our volunteers and participants! We canned a big batch of Ginger Meyer Lemon Marmalade and a small batch of … Continue reading

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Fruitstock 2011 Breaks 350,000 Pounds Harvested for Hungry

2011 is off to a great start with over 11,500 pounds harvested in one weekend at Fruitstock! This puts our total harvest to date at over 350,000 pounds, all of which is donated to hungry people in Southern California. For … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Navels

We are off to a great start with 805lbs of sweet & juicy Navel oranges harvested from one tree in Van Nuys, all going to feed LA’s hungry! We have a full month of citrus mania so stay tuned for … Continue reading

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Match Grant Met!…and other thoughts going into ’11

I am thrilled to be able to report that the friends and supporters of Food Forward have pushed us to a healthily victory with the generous match grant that was offered to us by The Plum Foundation in December…and as a … Continue reading

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lbs. of fruit picked to date

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