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Category Archives: Los Angeles Volunteer

July’s Volunteer of the Month: Kai Boyd

Kai Boyd started gleaning with us back in December 2013 and quickly became a Glean Team Lead at the Mar Vista Farmers Market. As a lead, Kai is super reliable and professional, in addition to being a really cool and … Continue reading

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A little poetic love for Food Forward!

Creativity is in the air at the Culver City Farmers Market! Check out this lovely poem written about Food Forward by a freelance poet who writes poems for free at the market on Tuesday nights (pictured below with two of … Continue reading

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Volunteer of the Month: Chelsea Frazee!

Say hello to our June Volunteer of the Month, Chelsea Frazee! Chelsea has been one of Food Forward’s most reliable Glean Team Leads since she started at the Hollywood Farmers Market back in September 2013. One of the biggest markets … Continue reading

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Volunteer of the Month: Chrissy Wahlstrom

Chrissy Wahlstrom really shines as a Food Forward harvest leader! She is down for anything with a smile and great attitude, and is a pro at leading large groups. Whether she’s stepping up to the plate by doing back-to-back events … Continue reading

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Produce of the Month: Cauliflower!

This month we are celebrating the delicate, nutty flavor of cauliflower. We’ll learn about where cauliflower comes from, the fun things you can do with it, and a yummy recipe from Farmers Market Recovery volunteer, Chef Alexa Grey. We are … Continue reading

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