Los Angeles

Can It! 2012: The Los Angeles Foodsteader Tour

Food Forward has announced the 2012 Can It! series of hands-on classes, four opportunities to learn from Master Food Preservers at unique locations in and around Los Angeles: March 31, 2012: To kick off the […] Read More >>>

Good Food Festival Film Series: July Event

The second event in this summer’s Good Food Festival Film Series will explore the issue of food waste through two films that are lively and thoughtful and take viewers from dumpsters in Los Angeles to […] Read More >>>

Food Forward in February 2010

Food Forward continues to grow, reducing waste and helping to put fresh fruit in the hands of those who are most in need. Slow Food Los Angeles has been pleased to help spread the word […] Read More >>>

Volunteer Opportunities with Food Forward

Rick Nahmias and his team of Food Forward volunteers are looking for help with the following picks and tasks: Picking volunteers needed: Wednesday, July 15 at 5:30pm in West Hills Sunday, July 19 at 10:00am […] Read More >>>

Volunteer Opportunities This Weekend

Two opportunities for Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to help local organizations help others: At the 24th Street Elementary School: Nat Zappia, Director of the Garden School Foundation, invites Slow Food members and […] Read More >>>

Rick Nahmias on Food Forward

Rick Nahmias contributed a wonderful summary of Food Forward’s mission and the great reception it has received to today’s Huffington Post. Alleviating hunger, fostering community interaction, and reducing the amount of wasted fruit from the […] Read More >>>

Food Forward LA Announces More Picks

Food Forward, Rick Nahmias’s effort to get fresh produce in the hands of those who could use it, is growing in popularity, and now has a home on the web. Visit foodforward.org and its companion […] Read More >>>

News on Big Picks (and Mini Picks) from Rick Nahmias

On the heels of the successful “Big Pick,” Rick Nahmias has sent out word about upcoming opportunities to pick and donate fruit. His message is copied below: Hope you all had a good week and […] Read More >>>

Big Pick Yields Big Benefits

On ExperienceLA, Curt Gibbs has shared news of yesterday’s Big Pick event in Chatsworth organized by Rick Nahmias. More than 60 volunteers picked and packed approximately 4 tons of oranges that will be distributed to […] Read More >>>