Los Angeles

Call for volunteers: Good Food Festival and Conference Summer Events

Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of tasks at several pre-Festival events this summer. If you’re interested and available in volunteering your time at one of the events below, please contact Kelsey Youngman […] Read More >>>

Garden School Foundation’s Harvest Moon Fundraiser (and Workdays)

The Garden School Foundation invites Slow Food members and friends to Harvest Moon 2010, its autumn fundraiser to support the Foundation’s projects. All proceeds will benefit the Foundation, and those attending will enjoy hors d’oeuvres […] Read More >>>

Next Garden School Foundation Workday Scheduled

The next Garden School Foundation workday has been announced and will be held on Saturday, March 27, at the 24th Street School (2055 West 24th Street, in Los Angeles). If you’re interested in contributing to […] Read More >>>

Garden School Foundation Workday

Update, February 26, 2010: We’ve just received word that tomorrow’s workday has been cancelled due to anticipated rainstorms in the area. The next workday has been scheduled for March 27. The Garden School Foundation has […] 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 >>>

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 >>>

Volunteer at the Garden School Foundation’s Work Day

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Vineyard Management Opportunity

North Hollywood High School has a great small vineyard. The person who installed it is no longer interested, and the search is on for someone with an interest in wine grapes and making their own […] Read More >>>

Helping Others on Thanksgiving

Food on Foot has sent us the following urgent request for assistance with their Thanksgiving Day plans: We need volunteers for our BIG Thanksgiving Day feeding on Thursday November 24th from 2:30pm until 4:30pm at […] Read More >>>