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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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Fast Pitch

Last week I competed with nine other amazing LA-based non-profits in the LA Social Innovation Fast Pitch. In 3 minutes or less we were required to “pitch” – our group, our successes, our needs – to a room packed with … Continue reading

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Grapefruits in Chatsworth

Last weekend, we harvested 388lbs of sweet juicy grapefruit from one tree in Chatsworth all going to feed LA’s hungry! A big thanks to the volunteers who came out and the homeowner who joined us in the harvesting fun and … Continue reading

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