Pounds Rescued
Food Forward staff and volunteers rescue 300,000 pounds of surplus produce each week from fruit trees, farmers markets and the Los Angeles Wholesale Produce Market. 100% of these fresh fruits and vegetables are donated to over 300 hunger relief agencies across 8 counties in Southern California.

Taking Food Waste Off the Menu

4.28.17 – Today is the first National Stop Food Waste Day! Food Forward works to fight food waste all...


4.28.17 – Today is the first...

Making an Impact at the Market

4.24.17 – In honor of National Volunteer Week, check out our Volunteer of the Month of April! Our volunteers...


4.24.17 – In honor of National...

Celebrating Earth Day

4.17.17 – Happy Earth Day Week! Recognized as a day to demonstrate support for environmental protection, Earth Day falls on...


4.17.17 – Happy Earth Day Week!...

Solutions for Hunger on College Campuses: Live Online Summit

Food Forward and RESULTS LA will host the Summit on Food Recovery on April 29, 2017 to address hunger...


Food Forward and RESULTS LA will...

From Santa Monica to Mid City: A Farm to Table Story

4.4.17 – One of the best parts of our job is being able to support so many amazing hunger-relief...


4.4.17 – One of the best...

The Lowdown on Loquats

3.22.17 – As winter becomes spring in Southern California (and it starts to feel like summer), there are so...


3.22.17 – As winter becomes spring...

Imperial San Diego Riverside Orange San Bernardino Los Angeles Ventura Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara - 1 in 8 people struggle with hunger in Santa Barbara County
(Feeding America)
Imperial - 28% of residents and 44% of children in Imperial Valley are food insecure
(Imperial Valley Food Bank)
San Diego - 136,000 children in San Diego County are facing food insecurity
(U.S. Census Bureau)
Riverside - In Riverside County, 24% of children are living in poverty.
(California Food Policy Advocates)
San Bernardino - 1 in 5 people live in poverty in San Bernardino County
(U.S. Census Bureau)
Los Angeles - Los Angeles County has the largest estimated population of food insecure people in the U.S. - 1.5 million
(Feeding America)
Ventura - 16% of children in Ventura County are living in poverty
(U.S. Census Bureau)
Orange - Nearly 400,000 residents struggle to get their food needs met on a regular basis
(OC Food Access Coalition)

Who Receives Our Produce?
We donate recovered produce to over 300 agencies across 8 counties in Southern California. Read more about the agencies we serve.

Our Programs