Category Food Forward News

Our 1st Fundraiser – A huge success!

Last Saturday, the Food Forward team hosted a book launch/book signing for our founder Rick Nahmias’s new book “Golden States of Grace: Prayers of the Disinherited,” a thought-provoking photo-documentary look at religion on the margins of California which has just been published…

1,000,000 SERVINGS PICKED!

It’s official: as of this week Food Forward volunteers have surpassed harvesting/rescuing over 250,000 lbs or 1,000,000 servings of fresh free fruit for SoCals hungry. :)) our Fruit Loops rock! Hope to see you in Montecito for our Big Pick…

100,000 lbs…its official!

Having never had the chance to lead a group – let alone one with the energy, creativity and great spirit of Food Forward, today was humbling indeed. As massive clouds gathered, the biggest storm system in a year on its…

First Pick of 2010!

Our first pick of 2010 brings in 2,164 lbs of fresh fruit 4 LA’s hungry! Food Forward volunteers harvested avocados, Valencia oranges, lemons, tangelos, navel oranges and grapefruits in Tarzana, N. Hollywood and Pasadena – all donated to SOVA/JFS… A…

THANKS FOR TAKING FOOD FORWARD IN 2009….

Dear Food Forward Supporters and Volunteers, It has been quite a year for our organization. We close 2009, our first year in existence, going from a simple idea to a thriving grassroots community building organization which is already at the…

Our First Major Grant !!

Just a quick word to our Food Forward family: we have become the elated recipients of our first major seed grant: $25,000 from jvpf-la – erica, capt. Carl and myself picked up the dandy check wed night at their annual…