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SEE-LA Discusses Supporting Local Farmers and Nonprofits During COVID-19 With Farm Boxes

Stephen Gutwillig, executive director of Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA), talked with the working group in late May about the launch of the Farm Box program that ran for a month between mid-March and mid-April. It is a free, healthy, fresh fruit and vegetable giveaway service for 1,100 families experiencing COVID-19 related financial […]

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Winnow Receives Grant, Partners With FoodCycle LA Seeking Food Waste Pilot Program Participants

The working group recently learned that Winnow, the technology developer aiming to cut waste in half in commercial kitchens, is spearheading a pioneering food waste project. Winnow received a grant from the Kroger Foundation and is partnering with FoodCycle LA to create a pilot program using their waste prevention software. They are looking for businesses that […]

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LA Sanitation Donates 2,500 Masks to the Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Working Group

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in April, we were able to source 2,500 masks generously donated by the Los Angeles Sanitation Bureau. We were able to distribute them to smaller emergency food nonprofits with the kind help of Food Cycle, Food Forward, Food Finders, and the West Side Regional Food Bank. While we’re […]