Year 2011

Our First Cover Story…

We were RIPE with pride from getting our first cover story last week in the Jewish Journal and wanted to post the story here for your perusal: Cover StoryOctober 12, 2011Food Forward, gleaning the neighborhoodsBY RYAN TOROK On a recent…

GLEAN/ glēn/ verb

When people ask me, “What is Food Forward?” I usually respond, “We are Los Angeles’ largest backyard harvesting for the hungry organization. Our volunteers are invited into backyard throughout Southern California to glean excess fruit and donate the harvest to…

Our 1st Pick Leader Academy

Yesterday was another exciting day in the fruitworld as an incredible group of volunteers joined us for our 1st official Pick Leader Academy! We now have 5 new volunteers in Pick Leader training and we hope to have them trained…

Grilled Cheese brings in the Cheddar

April Fools Day proved to be no joke for Food Forward! On Friday, April 1 we hosted our first big fundraiser with Clementine restaurant, selling out the event and netting over $4,000! Annie Miler, owner and chef of Clementine, donated…