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Category Archives: Los Angeles Volunteer

Volunteer of the Month: Ashton Yoon

Say hello to our August Volunteer of the Month, Ashton Yoon! Ashton is an all around superstar Super Volunteer. When she is not busy with school, she is volunteering with our Backyard Harvest as a Property Scout and with our Farmers … Continue reading

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The Farmers Market Recovery Program weighs in at more than 830,000 Pounds on its Third Birthday!

Three years ago on August 15, a small Food Forward glean team went to the Santa Monica Wednesday Farmers Market expecting to get a few hundred pounds of produce to give to the St. Joseph Center in Venice and Step … Continue reading

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Volunteer of the Month: Tessa Lucero

Meet our July Volunteer of the Month: Pick Leader Extraordinaire Tessa Lucero! Tessa started volunteering with Food Forward in 2014 and became a Pick Leader shortly after. She has helped us to establish a presence in her neighborhood of Santa Clarita by … Continue reading

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A Birthday Celebration To Fight Hunger

Sarah Spitz, a member of Food Forward’s Board of Advisors, celebrated her birthday with a glean! On Sunday, July 5th, Sarah and group of friends collected produce at three of the markets our Farmers Market Recovery Program operates at and … Continue reading

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Volunteer of the Month: Ian Halsema!

Say hello to our June Volunteer of the Month: Ian Halsema! We first met Ian back in 2013 when he became a regular volunteer at our Santa Monica Wednesday Farmers Market Gleans. He soon trained as a Glean Team Leader … Continue reading

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