2009 – 2019: A look back at Food Forward milestones
See a snapshot of Food Forward’s major milestones, year by year, from 2009-2019! For a more detailed look at Food Forward’s history, check out the timeline we created for our tenth anniversary here.
The Produce Pit Stop, our first refrigerated warehouse facility, is open!
Food Forward wins our first EPA Food Recovery Challenge award for our work to prevent food waste⠀
Martha Penhall, a Food Forward volunteer, starts our Ventura County branch⠀
Food Forward serves some of our first partner hunger relief agencies, MEND (pictured) and SOVA. ⠀
It all begins with our first Backyard Harvests and some fruit-loving volunteers!