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Food Forward in the media

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Screenshot from Food Forward's feature on Telemundo

Telemundo

June 8, 2024
Samantha on ABC 7 news

ABC 7

May 31, 2024
Screenshot of LA Times article with headline "When is it ok to pick fruit from someone else's tree?"

LA Times

May 29, 2024
LA times headline Where does L.A.’s leftover produce go? This group helps get tons to the hungry every day with photo of Jorge in front of the Share The Abundance mural

LA Times

May 28, 2024
screenshot from CBS news featuring text reading Fighting Food Insecurity and Jorge on a pallet jack

CBS News

May 23, 2024
Food Forward semi truck

Fleet Owner

May 17, 2024
Volvo truck with Food Forward wrap on it

Volvo Trucks

May 16, 2024
Cal Poly students at the Pit Stop

Cal Poly's Cultivate Magazine

April 18, 2024
Image reading Food Forward Live Well Episode 75 Rick Nahmias

UCLA LiveWell Podcast

March 13, 2024

California & Me

January 7, 2024
Kristen being interviewed at IFPA

Interview at IFPA 2023

October 19, 2023
Photo of citrus and text reading How this disease could wipe out citrus...unless we stop it

PBS Terra

September 20, 2023
Photo of Rick and text reading: Chezuba Talks, From surplus to solution: tackling food shortages with fresh produce

Chezuba Talks Podcast

July 30, 2023
Looking for Family-Friendly Volunteer Opportunities in Los Angeles? Check Out These Outdoor Options.

LAist

July 16, 2023
Photo of warehouse full of produce with forklift and text reading Farm Talk with Paul Ward Today's Guest Andrea Howry Food Forward

Farm Talk with Paul Ward

July 20, 2023
Text reading MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Food Forward fights hunger, prevents food waste

Los Angeles Wave

June 29, 2023
Photo of Loquat tree and text reading Our Neighborhood Fruit Trees: How to Share The Bounty

The Palisadian-Post

June 8, 2023
Photo of box of fruits and vegetables with text reading Oppy and Food Forward team up to cut down on food waste

The Packer

April 18, 2023
Image of man holding box of Food Forward produce with text reading "Oppy and Food Forward combine zero waste efforts"

The Produce News

April 18, 2023
Share The Abundance™ mural at the Pit Stop - mural with colorful images of people growing and distributing produce

LA Weekly

April 10, 2023
Person with headphones and microphone at soundboard

Ventura Vibe! KPPQ-LP Ventura

March 20, 2023
Blue graphic with Food Forward logo and dark blue text reading Mural Unveiling

AndNowUKnow

March 14, 2023
Image of crops and text reading S5 – Ep#1 – Food recovery at scale: Rick Nahmias on the birth and growth of Food Forward

FLIPPING THE TABLE

January 18, 2023
Michael Reid Dimock

GARDENERD TIP OF THE WEEK PODCAST

December 15, 2022
Text reading Heartland Stories Radio Rick Nahmias and Food Forward: Preventing Waste and FIghting Hunger with Fresh Produce over image of parent and child in garden

HEARTLAND STORIES RADIO

December 13, 2022
Text reading "Wasted food, hungry Americans – is donating surplus produce a solution?" and illustration of people growing and distributing food

THE GUARDIAN

November 17, 2022
Image of trucks loading at Pit Stop and text reading "Supporting local communities"

ANDNOWUKNOW

October 26, 2022

THE PRODUCE MOMS

October 12, 2022
Photo of people holding boxes with Food Forward logo and text reading "Milestones & Advantages"

ANDNOWUKNOW

TLC TODD-VERSATION

October 6, 2022
Illustration of vegetables with Food Forward logo and text reading Mission & Vision

ANDNOWUKNOW

September 15, 2022
Newscaster presenting in front of screen showing photo of tomatoes

TELEMUNDO 52

September 13, 2022
Photo of Felipe in cowboy hat loading pallet onto truck and text reading "This Group Has Rerouted 250 Million Pounds of Food From Landfills to Feed People in Need The LA-based nonprofit Food Forward is using the lessons it learned during the pandemic to expand food assistance into other cities, regions, and communities."

CIVIL EATS

August 17, 2022
Image of mother and child cooking and text reading

SACRAMENTO NEWS & REVIEW

August 16, 2022
Text reading The Paths Forward Food Forward: An Organization Where Every Voice Matters with logos for Food Forward and The Business of Giving

THE BUSINESS OF GIVING

July 22, 2022
Ceci putting oranges in Food Forward box

SPECTRUM NEWS 1

May 25, 2022
Rick Nahmias with fruit picker and Diana Lara with canned food

FOOD EQUITY ROUNDTABLE Q&A

May 15, 2022
Podcast title card with photos of Rich Nahmias and Denver Frederick

THE BUSINESS OF GIVING

April 21, 2022
Orange Grove and LA Weekly Logo

LA WEEKLY

March 29, 2022
Person pulling palette of mangoes

SPECTRUM NEWS 1

March 17, 2022
Magazine page with photo of produce boxes

EDIBLE LA

March 15, 2022
Screenshot of news page with video showing wholesale recovery

FOX 11

December 10, 2021
Leo with boxes of produce

LADailyNews_press

October 21, 2021
Volunteers and vendors at Farmers Market

BIONEERS

August 31, 2021
Box of oranges and caption "keeping food from going to waste" with NBC logo

NBC4

August 21, 2021
Hands holding avocados with caption LA Fruit SHare offers a healthy, community-based trick-or-treat

SPECTRUM NEWS 1

June 24, 2021

BEVERLY PRESS

February 10, 2021
Screenshot of newscasters and Food Forward's CEO on video call.

ABC7

April 23, 2020
PBS Newscaster and "Waste Not, Want Not" graphic

PBS NEWSHOUR

November 19, 2019

KCRW’S GOOD FOOD

December 20, 2019
Screenshot of news story with headline and photo of man handling potatoes

CIVIL EATS

June 27, 2019
A man steps out of the Produce Pit Stop

LA DAILY NEWS

June 20, 2019
Food Forward's CEO stands with a fruit picker and lemons.

EATING WELL

April 26, 2019
Screenshot of news site headline with graphic of three people

HUFFINGTON POST

November 27, 2018
Screenshot of news headline with cover photo of people in line to receive free produce

KCLU

July 25, 2018
Screen shot of video showing orange tree and text

UPWORTHY

March 6, 2018
Screenshot of news site with headline and cover image of woman smiling and picking citrus from a tree

LA MAGAZINE

February 28, 2018
People receive produce at a free distribution

GREAT BIG STORY

December 19, 2017
News story with headline and photo of woman using fruit picker to harvest an orange

LA TIMES

July 29, 2017
News story with headline and cover photo of volunteers

CIVIL EATS

September 26, 2016
Newscaster stands in front of a screen showing scenes from a harvest

CCTV AMERICA

July 12, 2016

LA TIMES

April 13, 2015
Newscaster standing in front of screen with segment name

NBC LIFE CONNECTED

August 4, 2014